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Teacher Professional Development

Street Law, Inc.

Over 40 years of educating about law, democracy, and human rights

teacher professional development




Street Law’s professional development programs help social studies teachers improve the way they teach about law and government. We prepare teachers to use proven methods to build students’ civic skills and improve students’ civic participation and knowledge.

Current Programs

Teaching for Civic Engagement

Street Law’s Teaching for Civic Engagement Seminars are professional development programs designed to give teachers exciting, interactive strategies that will engage students in civics and government lessons. These seminars can be brought to you! Read more

High School Law Course

Street Law courses strive to empower young people to be active, engaged citizens by equipping them with the knowledge and skills they need to successfully participate and create change in their communities. The following pages are intended to support teachers wishing to start a new high school law course or... Read more

Community College

Street Law, Inc.’s community college course is an innovative, law-based civic learning program for community colleges. It prepares students for democratic practice and develops the skills necessary for workforce and civic success through a unique combination of classroom and community-based learning. This community college program fits well into criminal... Read more

Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers

Since it began in 1995, the Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers has brought together over 1,200 teachers from across the country to convene in Washington, D.C., for six days of educational activities related to teaching about the U.S. Supreme Court.  The Institute is co-sponsored by the Supreme Court Historical Society. Read more