Fox Chapel Area School District
611 Field Club Road / Pittsburgh, PA 15238 / 412.963.9600

District Forum

District Forum is an opportunity for the Fox Chapel Area parent and resident community to discuss districtwide issues with the school administration. Questions and topics can be submitted for the agenda at any time. They should be received three (3) days prior to each meeting for the agenda. Questions should be of districtwide concern. All questions will be presented anonymously.

If you have a building specific question or issue that you would like to address, our executive committee will facilitate a response for you from the appropriate administrative staff member.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., topics for consideration to District Forum. Questions should be sent at least one week before the next meeting.

District Forum also has a Facebook page.  Please visit the page at: https://www.facebook.com/foxchapeldf/

The purpose of District Forum is:

**To promote communication among parents, administrators, school board members, teachers, students and the community in general;

**To promote quality education in the schools of the Fox Chapel Area School District;

**To provide public forums for discussion of policies and topics of interest to the citizens of the district; and

**To provide a channel for the flow of information among the parents,  teachers, students, administrators, and school board members.

Meeting Dates

9-10 a.m. – Tuesday, September 19, 2017 – DMS Auditorium
6-7 p.m. – Tuesday, November 14, 2017 – HS LGI Room
9-10 a.m. – Tuesday, January 30, 2018 – HS LGI Room
7-8 p.m. – Tuesday, April 24, 2018 – HS LGI Room

Executive Committee

Sandy Garcia-Tunon, President

Susan Buchman, Vice-President

Michelle McKee, Recording Secretary

Danielle Bradley, Membership Coordinator

Elizabeth Carter, Membership Coordinator

Anne Ringham, Community Representative

Ryan DeMotte, Advisor


2017-2018 Member-School Representatives

Fairview Elementary School:  Cristie Good, Heather Hoover & Susan Littwin

Hartwood Elementary School:  Christine Geller, Melinda Guinn & Lynn Shurina

Kerr Elementary School:  Maureen Lynch & Melissa Tai

O'Hara Elementary School:  Marybeth Dadd & Annie DeMarco

Dorseyville Middle School:  Kim Bartolacci & Kelly Caracciolo

Fox Chapel Area High School:  Diane Markovitz & Liz Rambeau


If interested in serving on the committee, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Click below to view/download meeting minutes:

September 2017 Meeting: 

Click to see the fall 2017 District Forum Data and Growth Update presented by Dan DiDesiderio, Ed.D., the district's director of student achievement and instructional verification: