Diane McGroarty
School / Office / Department
Arts, Media, Performance and Design
Program / Division

Personal Information



I have taught Fashion for over 30 years. My industry experience has been in Retail Management, Visual Display, Apparel Buying, Sales Specialist, Event Planning, Personal Styling and Modeling. The courses I have taught include: Intro to Fashion, Apparel Selection, Fashion Image, Visual Merchandising, Sewing 1, Special Events, Fashion Buying, Fashion in SoCal, and New York Study Tour. In my spare time, I garden, bike, hike, spend time with family and friends and of course travel.

Formal Education

  • MAED - Trident University
  • BA - CSULB

Certifications and Training

  • Online Educator training certificate
  • Implicit Bias training


  • California Fashion Association (CFA)
  • Fashion Group International (FGI)
  • Association of Image Consultants International (AICI)
  • Surf Industry Members Association (SIMA)