Degrees and Certifications:
My name is Ms. Castellani. This is my 16th year at HPHS. I am currently teaching American Studies, US History, and Urban History. I have also taught US History Survey, International Relations, and Patterns in World History.
I grew up in Highland Park and went to Highland Park High School. I then earned my BA in History at Northwestern University. I earned an MAT at Harvard specializing in urban education. I am now working on another Master's degree in Guidance Counseling from Northeastern Illinois University.
I live in Skokie with my husband and two beautiful children, Lucas and Charlie.
I can best be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or through my office phone at 224-765-2292.
The best place for students to access information about courses is through my Google Classroom sites, where I give daily updates about class activities and have uploads of important documents.
** Please note that my Google Classroom sites linked to the left are only viewable by students using classroom access code**