Al Condeluci is a lifelong resident of the Pittsburgh area. He received his masters and doctorate degrees at the University of Pittsburgh. For the past 44 years Al has been associated with Community Living and Support Services (CLASS), a full service nonprofit organization supporting people with disabilities, where he currently serves as Chief Executive Officer.
Al holds faculty appointments with the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and School of Social Work. Al serves as a consultant, collaborator and lectures extensively around the country often on material from his books, Interdependence (1991, 1995), Beyond Difference (1996), Cultural Shifting (2002), Advocacy for Change (2004) Together is Better (2008), and the Social Capital:The Keys to Macro Change (2014), The Macro Change Handbook (2015).
He has been particularly active in looking at best practice aspects in disability services and the shift from Micro services to macro approaches. Al and his wife, Liz, have 3 children, Dante, Gianna and Santino, and live on the family “hill” in McKees Rocks PA with some 17 other Condeluci families.