Street Law

Civics Course

Grade Levels: 6-12

Street Law partners with CPS to provide professional learning opportunities for teachers around deliberation and simulations of democratic processes. Currently Street Law is working to provide PL to all 8th grade civics teachers and to work with district teachers to develop Chicago-specific deliberations. Street Law also provides district teachers with access to curricular materials.

  • Professional Development
  • Curricular enrichment provider
Powerful Practices
  • Relevant/ Authentic Content
  • Discourse/Deliberation
  • Democratic Systems/Structures
Social Science Core Areas
  • Powerful Practices
  • Disciplinary Literacy


Jen Wheeler
Senior Director, Teacher Professional Development and Curriculum