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Location Details

7820 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy

Happy Kids. Happy Parents.

“My child has truly found a home away from home at Effort School & Preschool.”

Our Staff

Interim School Director/Teacher

Darlene Parks

Ms. Parks teaches Kindergarten.  She joined Effort Christian School and Preschool in 2010 and has over 20 years of classroom teaching experience. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Hyles-Anderson College, and is honored to have touched the lives of many students and their families throughout her teaching career.
Interim Preschool Director/Preschool Teacher

Patty Kingsley

Patty joined the ECSP staff in 2017 as 3-year-old teacher. She has worked with children for over 15 years and loves displaying her students’ artwork showcasing their creativity.
Assistant Director

Pat Carney

Pat began working at ECSP in 2012. She graduated from Macon State College with an A.S. in Business Administration.  She enjoys being able to support the directors, teachers and staff in their daily ministry to students and their families.

Kristen Pittman

Mrs. Pittman teaches 2nd and 3rd Grade, and began teaching at Effort Christian School and Preschool in 2014. She holds a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Lesley University and has over ten years of teaching experience. Teaching is truly a calling for her and she feels blessed to be part of the Effort staff.

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School Blog

Second and Third Graders love “Scoot”!

Our class loves to play Scoot. This week we used our weekly vocabulary words to play. Each student has a task card on his/her desk and then everyone “scoots” around the room, completing the task on each card. What a fun, interactive way to review!  

December Shenanigans

Yes!  Its Christmas time! The moment the Christmas lights went up in Ms. Patty’s class, the energy levels were up as well.  The Little’s are so excited about Christmas and we can barely contain ourselves!  We have been introducing lots of new music into our learning times and I am looking forward to displaying our skills at the Christmas Program. Christmas Program On Thursday, December 13, preschool will be hosting their annual Christmas program at 9:30am.  It will be held…

Preschool Feast

grateful for our Feast Much to be thankful for On Tuesday, November 20, ECSP Preschool classes gathered for their yearly Thanksgiving Feast.  It was an awesome event with lots of great fellowship. We had 35 students in attendance, and some were able to bring their family members.  The little’s got to show off all their hard work on any recent Thanksgiving crafts they had made.  They also got to tell their family members and teachers what they were grateful for…