Penny E. Warren, M.S.W. is the school social worker for Hayes Elementary and Harrison High School.
She has been a social worker in Cobb County since 1976 and a school social worker for 25 years.
main focus is working with students who are experiencing a problem at home that affects academic success.
In cases involving students with attendance issues, she
is named in the Georgia Compulsory Attendance law as the only person who can pursue court charges against students or parents.
is the coordinator of the Harrison High School Grief Group
which is called the Georgia Group
(The group is named after a precious mother who died 12 years ago when her son was a senior at Harrison High).
Penny is the community resource specialist for Cobb Schools and has a comprehensive knowledge of organizations, corporations, and churches willing to provide support for Cobb County students.
was the author of the original resource book that is now a live database on the Cobb Schools
This connection on the district home page provides approximately 1100 resources for the community to access.
Penny serves in many supportive roles; Chair of the Cobb County Commission on Children and Youth, board member of the Cobb Youth Museum, co-founder of the 10 Women of Hope, Inc., board member of the North Cobb Civitan Club, committee member for Thanks for Giving at Center for Family Resources, committee member for Hearing Children's Voices for SafePath Children's Advocacy Center, member of the School Social Worker Association of Georgia (SSWAG) , member of the local chapter of SSWAG, district 5 and former President, and coordinator of the CAP dental program for Cobb Schools.