Individuals and Societies Department

Welcome to the Lincoln Park High School Individuals and Societies website! This website provides information on the various courses offered, department initiatives, and other important information. If you have any questions please contact the department chair, Carolyn Latshaw, at calatshaw@cps.edu


CPS and DEPARTMENT MISSION

The InS department at LP follows the CPS mission for social science education in that we work to "foster learning experiences that build the skills, knowledge, and habits necessary for students to effectively contribute to, and participate in, the social, political, and economic life of their communities and world."


CPS and DEPARTMENT VISION

The department supports the district's social science and civics vision of "creating anti-racist classrooms where inquiry drives learning". Our department vision is to provide anti-racist and multicultural curricula that celebrates our student populations' diversity, experiences, and unique perspectives that contribute to learning.