About Us  //  Who we are.

The Pittsburgh-Area Independent School Teachers Association is an organization of over eight hundred educators from the southwestern Pennsylvania and West Virginia area.

The purpose of our association is to provide faculty members and administrators with opportunities for professional growth and a continuing exchange of information, and to bring our member schools closer together at both the elementary and secondary levels.

Click here for PAISTA Articles of Incorporation (PDF)

Click here for PAISTA Bylaws (PDF)

2015 - 2016 PAISTA Executive Committee Officers

Lauren Messner • Shady Side Academy

Vice President

John Lombardo • Kiski School

Mary Donovan • Sewickley Academy