Diane (Guggenberger) Moeller '77 '82
Decorated school principal
Diane Moller '77 '82 during construction of Kennedy Community School.
Diane (Guggenberger) Moeller '77 '82 is highly regarded school principal at the peak of her game.
Moeller is Minnesota's 2013 Science and Mathematics Elementary and Middle Level Principal of the Year.
The award, given by the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association, recognizes the importance of fostering lifelong science literacy and honors the role principals play in encouraging student interest in math and science.
She leads Kennedy Community School,an energy-efficient, eco-friendly public school in St. Joseph. The preschool through eighth-grade building has geothermal heat, an innovative ventilation system and 20-plus acres of low-maintenance prairie plantings.
She chairs the science curriculum committee for St. Cloud Area School District 742 and collaborates with Saint John's University arboretum personnel on science curriculum standards and field trips.
In 2006, Moeller was named one of 65 National Distinguished Principals by the National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Moeller holds St. Cloud State bachelor's and master's degrees in elementary education.