Faculty/Staff Profile

Janie Cates

Janie Cates, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone: 678-839-6082 | Fax: 678-839-6195

Email:  jcates@westga.edu

Office: Coliseum 2038

Biography

Dr. Cates-Stroud enjoys helping students become teachers and helping teachers become lifelong learners. Educating tomorrow's teachers is a wonderful opportunity. She has taught at the post-secondary level, as well as in both private and public school settings. She has also worked as a district level mathematics coordinator. These experiences give her a unique perspective in the development of mathematics teachers.


Education/Degrees

  • B.S., Mathematics Education, Florida State University, 1992
  • M.S., Mathematics Education, Florida State University, 1995
  • Ph.D., Mathematics Education, Florida State University, 1998

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • ECED-7259 (Investig Math Methods/Material)    
  • Spring 2016 Sections
    • ECED-7259 (Investig Math Methods/Material) Section: E01
  • Fall 2015 Sections
    • ECED-7259 (Investig Math Methods/Material) Section: E02
    • ECED-7259 (Investig Math Methods/Material) Section: E01

Selected Publications

  • Cates, J and Reddish, J. (2009). Stack-n-Pack Algebra - Connecting Mathematical Representations. Timnath, CO: Learning Advantage.
  • Barlow, A. and Cates, J. (2007). The answer is 20 cookies. What is the question? Teaching Children Mathematics (13), 5. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. [View Publication]
  • Barlow, A. T., & Cates, J. M. (2006). The impact of problem posing on elementary teachers' beliefs about mathematics and mathematics teaching. School Science and Mathematics, 106(2), 64-73.
  • Mizell, J. & Cates, J. (2004). E=MC2: Efficient teaching = Using manipulatives to teach content concepts. Dimensions in Mathematics (24), 1. Florida: Florida Council of Teachers of Mathematics.