Connecting Faith With Everyday Kids

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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

ECSP Director/Teacher

Barbara Nazar

Barbara is the ECSP Director, and she teaches a half-day K4 class. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Liberty University, and is continuing her MS there. She began working at ECSP in 2005 as one of the first preschool teachers.
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.

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.

Jessica Steger

Mrs. Steger teaches 1st Grade. She has over a decade of teaching experience from 1st though 5th grades. Mrs. Steger holds her Bachelor’s of Education from SUNY Cortland and her Master’s of Education with a specialty in Reading and Literacy from Walden University.

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School Blog

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!! Mrs. Pittman’s class, and all of our friends at ECSP, have been celebrating Dr. Seuss Birthday.

PTO Carnation Delivery

Happy Valentine’s Day! We love our teachers, staff, friends and school. Almost 600 carnations were delivered around campus today.. that’s a lot of love!     

ECSP Car Raffle Fundraiser

Win a 2018 Mazda 3 or $15,000! Get your tickets now through the link in the Facebook event…or they are available in the school or church office. Tickets are $100 each and are selling quickly! Only 399 tickets will be sold. The Drawing will be held on April 8th at 7:00PM in the Effort Church Family Life Center during Effort’s Chili Night. You need not be present to win. All proceeds will benefit Effort Christian School and Preschool and our PTO.…