Preschool Staff

Preschool 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.
Preschool Teacher

Lynn Fender

Lynn teaches our youngest preschoolers, in our 2 1/2-year-old class. She has over 35 years of teaching experience, including pre-K, reading and 27 years of kindergarten. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and is a Reading Specialist.
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

Angela Smith

Angela teaches K4 and also works in our After School Program. She has A.A. Degree from Piedmont Virginia Community College. She feels very blessed for the opportunity to be a K4 teacher at Effort Christian School and Preschool.
Children’s Minister/K-4 Teacher

Susan Hineman

Susan began teaching at ECSP in January 2010. She currently teaches a half day K4 class. Susan also serves as the Children’s Minister at Effort Church. She considers her days in the classroom a blessing from God.
Preschool Teacher

Patty Kingsley

Patty joined the ECSP staff in 2017 as a K-4 teacher. She has taught preschooler Sunday school at Calvary Chapel Fluvanna, and feels excited and blessed to now be a part of the ECSP preschool staff.
Preschool Teacher/School Music 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.
Librarian/Substitute Teacher

Laura Renshall