Pamela Jett

Pamela Jett
Instructor, General Education and Science Education
Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education
Room 249 - College of Education and Human Development
Office: 502-852-0574
pmjett01 @

Dr. Jett's curriculum vita [PDF]

Educational Background

  • PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Louisville, 2009
  • EdS, Education Administration, University of Louisville, 2001
  • MS, Secondary Education Education, Spalding University, 1988
  • BS, Biology, Secondary Education, Spalding University, 1973

Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Favorite Nominee, University of Louisville, 2009 & 2010
  • Graduate Dean's Citation, University of Louisville, 2009
  • State Finalist, Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching, 1995
  • Stanford University's Human Biology Middle School Curriculum Developer, 1991-1995
  • Science Teacher of the Year Award, Oldham County Schools, Kentucky 1989

Professional Memberships

  • American Educational Research Association
  • Association of Science Teacher Educators
  • Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • National Science Teacher Association
  • National Middle school Association

Selected Publications

  • Jett, P. M. (2011). Knowing what your students know. ASCD Express 6.20
  • Johnson, H. A. & Jett, P. M. (1993). Making the connection. Science Scope (16) 6, 4-6.
  • "Inside Kentucky Schools – Spokesperson for a feature story about North Oldham Middle School produced by Kentucky Department of Education, January 2003.
  • Featured in an article about health education in The Courier-Journal, April 1998.
  • "Making Science the Heart of the Middle School Curriculum," published by Scholastic Middle Years, January 1995. Article featuring the Hum-Bio curriculum as implemented by my middle school team.