Social Studies Coordinator

Welcome to the social studies blog and resource website for the St. Vrain Valley Schools!  This site is associated with the Department of Assessment, Curriculum, and Instruction at the Learning Services Center.  All pages are maintained by Jenny Pettit, K-12 Social Studies Coordinator for the District.  If you have further questions or inquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact me!

  • Mail:  401 S. Pratt Pkwy.; Longmont, CO  80501
  • Office Phone:  (303) 702-7547
  • E-mail:  pettit_jennine@svvsd.org

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Education:

  • B.A. Geography from the University of Northern Colorado
  • M.Ed. Curriculum and Assessment in Literacy from Lesley University
  • Graduate Geography Certificate from the University of Northern Colorado

Teaching Experience:

  • Colorado Preparatory Academy; 2013-2014
  • Altona Middle School; 2009-2013
  • Lyons Middle/Senior; 2007-2009
  • St. Mary’s Academy; 1996-2005

Publications:

Collins, C., Smith, J., and Pettit, J. (2013).  Cacharros: The Persistence of Vintage Automobiles in Cuba. FOCUS on Geography.

Smith, J., Collins, C., and Pettit, J. (2012). Research in Cuba: Navigating the Logistical Barriers. Geographical Review: Field Notes.

 Pettit, Jenny. (2010). Postwar Industries and the Emerging Environmental Movement. California Education and the Environment Initiative. California Integrated Waste Management Board.

Pettit, Jenny. (2010). The United States and Mexico—Working Together. California Education and the Environment Initiative. California Integrated Waste Management Board.

Pettit, Jenny. (2009). Struggles with Water. California Education and the Environment Initiative. California Integrated Waste Management Board.

Pettit, J., Starbird, C., and Barnett, S. (2006). Teaching Africa Today. Denver, CO: Center for Teaching International Relations.

Starbird, C., Pettit, J., and Antony, J. (2004). Contemporary Issues in South America.  Denver, CO: Center for Teaching International Relations.

DeBoer, D,. Starbird, C., and Pettit, J. (2004). Teaching International Economics and Trade.  Denver, CO: Center for Teaching International Relations.

Starbird, C., Pettit, J., and Singleton, L.(2004). Teaching International Law. Denver, CO: Center for Teaching International Relations.

Dunn, J., Linn, S., Diggs, D., Kerski, J., and Pettit, J., et al.(2002). World 21: a Multimedia/GIS World Geography Learning System. Public Media, Inc. BBC Worldwide Ltd.

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