Staff

Staff

Assistant Director

Beth Farris

Beth Farris Credentials: Indiana University Beth is excited to be the new Assistant Director at Effort Christian School and Preschool.  She comes to ECSP with a wide variety of experience ranging from accounting and office management to childcare, teaching, Christian Education chairmanship, Sunday School and youth leader, troop leader, librarian and drama assistant.  She has always gravitated to enriching children’s lives either through play, crafts, song or activities. It is her privilege to be a part of these beautiful children’s…
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

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.
Teacher

Brandi Kennedy

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

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

Beth Sharpe

Beth sharpe Credentials: B.F.A Painting, East Caroline University CPR and First Aid Certified Beth began working at ECSP in 2019, when her youngest son attended preschool. She started as the Elementary Librarian while also substituting in both the Elementary and Preschools. The following year she had a three-year-old class and was devastated when the year was cut short by the pandemic. She spent a year at home with her two young boys while navigating online learning, and is thrilled to…
Preschool Librarian

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

Laurelyn McCauley

Laurelyn mccauley CREDENTIALS: B.A. Communication Studies, Longwood University Laurelyn has lived in Fluvanna since 2008. After graduating from Fluvanna County High School, she went to Longwood University where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. While in college, Laurelyn was a leader in Chi Alpha Campus Ministries and a sister of Sigma Alpha Omega. Laurelyn has worked at Effort Christian School and Preschool as a substitute, the Physical Education teacher, and as the craft teacher for the After School…