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 Colón

Ms. Parks Colón 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 will be joining the ECSP team as our 2nd-3rd Grade teacher.  Mrs. Bolick comes to us from Greer Elementary School where she served as a Reading Interventionist.  She has her B.A. 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 Master’s Degree.  Mrs. Bolick’s passion for reading will find a welcome home at ECSP. 
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

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.
Preschool Teacher

Carla Vann

Carla joined our team in 2015 and currently teaches K4. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and a minor in Elementary Education from the University of Central Oklahoma.
Preschool Teacher

Brandi Kennedy

Brandi Kennedy Preschool Teacher Ms. Brandi is a Fluvanna County native.  She is married to her husband, Brad, and has two children, Jay, and Morgan.  Her and her husband are owners of two local county businesses.  Ms. Brandi was both school and preschool teacher at Open Door Christian School located in Troy.  She has been teaching for nine years. Ms. Brandi is an amazing teacher.  She has a hands on approach to skill development and is a firm believer in…
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