Staff

Staff

Director

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.
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.
Teacher

Donna Hanson

Mrs. Hanson teaches 1st Grade at ECSP. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from York College of Pennsylvania and has over fifteen years of teaching experience.
Teacher

Alicia Bolick

Alicia Bolick aliciab@effortchurch.org Alicia Bolick will be joining us as our combined second and third grade teacher.  Mrs. Bolick comes to us from Greer Elementary School where she served as a Reading Interventionist.  She has her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Early Childhood Education from James Madison University.  Mrs. Bolick served as a classroom teacher in both Burnley-Moran Elementary and Jackson-Via Elementary in Charlottesville.  She is continuing her education to receive her Masters Degree.  Mrs. Bolick’s passion for reading…
Teacher

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.
Preschool Teacher

Connie Hanson

Connie teaches a K4 class, and has worked at Effort Christian School and Preschool for 7 years. She holds a certificate in Early Childhood Education from Piedmont Virginia Community College.  Connie loves Jesus and finds great joy in sharing the love of Jesus with the children at ECSP.
Preschool Teacher

Shelby Pace

Shelby teaches a 3-year-old class at ECSP. She has over 35 years experience working with children, and is just the right fit for our precious little ones. She loves to sing and do arts and crafts with her class.
Preschool Teacher

Becky Hearn

Becky teaches our youngest students at ECSP in the 2.5-year-old class. She loves to incorporate messy crafts and nature themed activities in her lesson plans.
Preschool Teacher

BethAnn Homan

BethAnn teaches a K4 class and has many years of preschool teaching experience. She loves spending time with children and fills her classroom with music each day.
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