Maria Grovner

Maria Grovner

Maria Grovner is the Program Coordinator for School Counseling at the Georgia Department of Education. Part of her responsibility includes providing career information and resources to school counselors throughout Georgia in an effort for it to trickle down to students and parents. Prior to this role, Maria was a school counselor for 19 years. Throughout Ms. Grovner’s tenure as school counselor, she has coordinated activities for student leadership groups. Maria is involved on a leadership level with state and national organizations. She graduated from Georgia Southern and Troy State University. Ms. Grovner is currently enrolled at University of Georgia to obtain Educational Leadership certification.



Three things I have learned from Career Girls: “One, that women can do anything, two, never give up and three, we are strong, intelligent and we have the power to change the world by working in the fields that we are passionate about.” – Isobel, Student

“I really believe that people are all planted with the seed of I am here to do something great.” – Claudia Rinaldi, Career Girls Role Model