Mary Catherine Reljac, Ed.D.
Dr. Mary Catherine Reljac

Dr. Mary Catherine Reljac assumed the role of superintendent of the Fox Chapel Area School District in the summer of 2020. She came to the Fox Chapel Area from the Franklin Regional School District in Murrysville, where she has served as the assistant superintendent since August 2013. Prior to that, she was an upper elementary school principal in the Pine-Richland School District from 2011-2013. She was an elementary principal, a middle school assistant principal, federal programs coordinator, child accounting supervisor, and a music teacher in the Gateway School District from 1997-2011. Dr. Reljac has more than 18 years of administrative experience. She began her educational career in the Hempfield Area School District as a middle school general music and choral teacher in 1996.

Dr. Reljac received her doctorate of education from the University of Pittsburgh in 2016. She received her superintendent letter of eligibility in 2008 from California University of Pennsylvania. She also has a master of science degree in educational leadership from Carlow University (2001), and a bachelor of science in music education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (1995).

She serves as a facilitator for the Pennsylvania Inspired Leadership Program working with administrators from across the commonwealth. She also regularly serves as a presenter at various workshops and programs. 

Dr. Reljac is a member of the American Association of School Administrators, the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the Pennsylvania Association of Federal Programs Coordinators, the Pennsylvania School Boards Association, and the National Association of Elementary and Secondary School Principals. 

Dr. Reljac resides in Aspinwall with her husband, Jason, a manager in the technology group at Schneider Downs & Co. Inc.

Contact Information

Dr. Mary Catherine Reljac
(412) 967-2414

Kathleen Anuszek
Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
(412) 967-2413