Hi, my name is Diane Klinger. I teach in the Alternative Education department. For the first nine weeks of the school year, I am the 8 to 9 transition teacher (assisting freshmen in the transition from 8th grade to high school). The rest of the year, I teach Odysseyware, an internet based credit recovery program, and also teach in the alternative program for struggling regular education students.
I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics Education from UW-Stout in 1976. I also have a Master of Science degree in Education from UW-Stevens Point in 1996. I am certified in: 811 Learning Disabilities, 830 Emotional Behavioral Disabilities, 952 Alternative Education program, 210 Family and Consumer Education, 213 Family/Consumer Ed: Food Services, 215 Family/Consumer Ed: Family/Community Services, 216 Home Economics Related Occupations–HERO and Reading. I taught Home Economics for two years in Illinois and was a 4-H and Youth Agent in Wisconsin for one year. I have taught at Mosinee High School since 1991. I currently teach Freshman Transition, Odysseyware and facilitate the Mosinee High School Alternative program for regular education students. I am married and have two adult children. My hobbies include reading, cooking and camping. I spend a great deal of my time doing school and community service projects as the Mosinee High School Student Senate advisor, a position I have held since 1994. I am also the co-advisor of the Teens Need Teens club since 2008.
Honors I have received are: 2001-2002 Region 2 Advisor of the Year for the Wisconsin Association of School Councils, 2002 graduate of Leadership Wausau/Marathon County program, 2003-2004 Leadership Award from the Wisconsin Association of School Councils, 2008 State Finalist in the National Association of School Councils High School Advisor of the Year, 2008 Region 4 Warren E Shull award from the National Association of School Councils, member of the initial Strategic Planning Committee for Mosinee Schools from 1993 through 2009, Region 2 Senior High Advisor on the Governing Board for the Wisconsin Association of School Councils from 2006-2011.