Phone: 224-765-2292


Degrees and Certifications:

Debbie Castellani

My name is Debbie Castellani.  This is my 18th year at HPHS.  I am currently teaching US history and Urban History of Chicago.  In addition to my teaching responsibilities, I am the program coordinator for our staff mentoring program. 

I grew up in Highland Park and went to Highland Park High School.  I earned my BA in History at Northwestern University and my MAT at Harvard specializing in urban education.  I have also completed course work towards a degree in guidance counseling. 

I live in Skokie with my husband and two beautiful children, Lucas and Charlie. 

I can best be reached by email at or through my office phone at 224-765-2292.  

The best place for students and parents to access information about my courses is through Schoology.  I provide daily updates for each course in addition to providing access to documents and resources on the materials page.  

In order to access Schoology, please use the following link: District 113 Schoology Resource Page