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Dr. Kathy M. Jaqua

Kathy Jaqua


College of Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Computer Science

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.3826
Office: 450 Stillwell Building


Dr. Kathy Jaqua is dedicated to helping students become excellent secondary mathematics teachers. Starting in her initial work as a high school mathematics and English teacher and continuing in her long career as a mathematics professor at WCU, she is committed to helping students achieve their educational goals.


  • Ph D, Washington State University, Mathematics Education
  • MS, Oregon State University, Mathematics
  • BS, East Tennessee State University, Mathematics / English / Secondary Education

Teaching Interests

Dr. Jaqua loves teaching geometry at all levels along with methods for teaching secondary mathematics. Teaching entry level mathematics courses is another favorite of hers.

Research Interests

Dr. Jaqua's continues to be fascinated by two major areas of scholarly interest: identifying effective experiences to help students become effective secondary mathematics teacher and designing and implementing effective professional development for practicing teachers.

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