School Staff

School 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.

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.

Merry Craft

Mrs. Craft teaches Upper Elementary at Effort Christian School and Preschool. With over two decades of teaching experience, Mrs. Craft holds her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Houston with specializations in Math and Reading.
Children’s Minister/Chapel

Susan Hineman

Susan began teaching at ECSP in January 2010.  She serves as the Children’s Minister at Effort Church and leads Chapel for both our school and preschool.
Librarian/Substitute Teacher

Laura Renshall