Master of Arts in Education (MAED), Trident University
Bachelor of Arts (BA), California State University Long Beach
Fashion Merchandising, Minor in Marketing
Diane McGroarty joined Saddleback College in August 2005. Her areas of instruction include all Fashion Merchandising related courses. Fashion Image, Intro to Fashion & Careers, Special Events, Visual Merchandisng, Apparel Selection, and Retail Buying.
Prior to joining Saddleback College, Diane taught at Orange Coast College for 15 years in the Fashion Department and part-time at Saddleback College for 4 years. She has 20 years of industry experience in the areas of: special event planning, store management, visual merchandising, sales specialist, modeling, and retail buying with retailers: Nordstrom, JCPenney, May Company, Windsor Fashions, and the California Market Center.
In her spare time, Diane enjoys working out, gardening, traveling, shopping and spending time with her family and friends.