Virginia Hetzel (part-time) Chandra Garrett (2, 3, 4) and Anne Rowley (K, 1, 5)
East Side Elementary School, Marietta, Georgia
Counseling Suite: 770-578-7200 Ext. 255 (Hetzel) Ext.234 (Garrett) & Ext.244 (Rowley)
Ms. Hetzel is excited to return to East Side Elementary School. Her first
experience at East Side was as a supply Counselor for Mrs. Khatoon in the
Fall of 2009. For the past three years she has been a part-time Counselor at
Addison Elementary School. She will continue to work at both Addison and East
Side this school year. Ms. Hetzel received her Master’s in School Counseling
from the University of Phoenix. Prior to working as a School Counselor, Ms.
Hetzel was a Physical Education teacher for 13 years in Pennsylvania, New
York, Texas, Arizona and South Carolina. In her spare time Ms. Hetzel enjoys
being with her children, exercising, reading, and going to the beach.
This is Ms. Garrett's eighth year at East Side. Ms. Garrett is entering her
twelfth year of elementary counseling. She received her master's degree in
Guidance and Counseling from Bowling Green State University in Bowling
Green, Ohio in 2000. She received her Ed.S in Curriculum and
Instruction from Lincoln Memorial University in December 2012. Ms. Garrett
enjoys traveling, reading inspirational and motivational books, dancing and
going to amusement parks. Ms. Garrett,(affectionately called "Ms. Chandra")
firmly believes that one cannot educate the mind without educating the heart
This is Mrs. Rowley's sixth year at East Side. Mrs. Rowley has worked with
children and families for over 25 years in several states, including Georgia.
Twenty of those years have been in elementary schools as a
paraprofessional, special education teacher, social worker and counselor.
She has a BA in psychology and education and a master's degree in social
work. She also completed the school counseling certification program at the
University of West Georgia. Mrs. Rowley is married and has three children.
She has two daughters, one who just graduated from University of Georgia and
one who is a junior at UGA, and a son who is a junior Lassiter
High School. She enjoys spending time with her family. She LOVES the beach
and enjoys swimming, exercising, gardening and reading.