An Advocate for Catholic School Teachers

The Federation of Pittsburgh Diocesan Teachers

FPDT has been striving for fair compensation, benefits, and a positive work environment for lay teachers in the Diocese of Pittsburgh since 1971
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Justice and Dignity For Catholic School Teachers

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How To Join

Gaining membership is a simple process that begins with gathering the lay teachers of your building. We’ll set up the meeting and be there to help each step of the way.
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FPDT Benefits

From negotiated contracts to opportunities for continued education, there are many benefits of becoming a member of the Federation.
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Resources

Among other services, FPDT offers credit union information and content created for teachers just like you. 
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Member's Exclusive

From contract information to newsletters, login to access our member’s only information.

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Who We Are

Our Board

President: Brian Klisavage
Executive V.P.: Kristin Crawford
Treasurer: Kelly Maxwell
Secretary: Gina Baer
Vice-Presidents: Vince Amoruso, Tracy Bekavac, Katie Coley Meloni Dipietro-Guthoerl, Patrick Healy, Sean Neely, Jen Schmidt, George Schlicht, and Christine Westrick
President Emeritus: Russ DelVecchio

About

FPDT is a collective bargaining agent for lay elementary, secondary and special education teachers in the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Our local 2400 branch represents more than 600 teachers spanning Pre K-12.

Our Schools

Explore the schools that currently partner with our organization.

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Job Openings

Browse the career opportunities available at schools near you!
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Seton LaSalle High School

LT Substitute School Counselor - Certification Required: PA State Certification. Other Recommendations: Ideal candidates have prior high school experience; strong communication skills; demonstrated ability to build a positive rapport with students and with families; a commitment to upholding the mission of our school in a manner that is consistent with our Catholic values.
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Bishop Canevin High School

Immediate vacancy for a Health & Physical Education instructor at Bishop Canevin High School and Guardian Angel Academy (K-8). The candidate would teach Health and Physical Education classes in the morning at Bishop Canevin High School and teach Physical Education in the afternoons at Guardian Angel Academy for the remainder of the school year. Candidates should possess strong communication skills, demonstrate an ability to develop a positive rapport with students and families, and a commitment to upholding the mission of the school in a manner that is consistent with our Catholic values. Deadline to send resume, cover letter, and all necessary clearances is January 12, 2024.
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Bishop Canevin High School

Long Term Sub 4/8/24 to 5/31/24 - Religion with (3) sections of freshman Christology; Candidates should have an understanding of Ignatian Spirituality and be able to effectively instruct students who have a background in Catholic education as well as those who are recently introduced. Candidates should possess strong communications skills, demonstrate an ability to develop a positive rapport with students and families, and a commitment to upholding the mission of the school in a manner that is consistent with our Catholic values. Candidates should send or email resume, cover letter, and all necessary clearances: Bishop Canevin High School 2700 Morange Road Pittsburgh PA 15205
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Archangel Gabriel School

PT - Music Teacher We are seeking a passionate and experienced Music Teacher to join our team at Archangel Gabriel Catholic School in Robinson Township. As a Music Teacher, you will be responsible for interacting with elementary and middle school students and introducing them to reading music and playing instruments. You will also be responsible for teaching musical technique to our students through engaging and creative music classes and introducing students to a variety of different musical genres. The ideal candidate should have a background in music education, an understanding of music theory, and the ability and enthusiasm to inspire students to develop their musical talents.
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Ave Maria Academy

Ave Maria Academy - Bethel Park Campus is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Language Arts teacher to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for teaching middle school students (grades 6-8) and will have a proven track record of success in the classroom. The position is for a long-term substitute position and will begin on February 26, 2024.
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John F. Kennedy School

4th grade from March 5th - June 6th; Must have a PA certification, BS in Elementary Education, all required clearances and be a practicing Catholic. Please email all paperwork.
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