Preschool Staff

Preschool Staff

ECSP Director/Teacher

Barbara Nazar

Ms. Barbara is the ECSP Director, and she also teaches. She’s been with Effort Christian Preschool in 2005. Barbara holds a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education from Liberty University, and is continuing her MS there. She’s happily been teaching K4 for 9 years.  She has been married to her husband, Doug, for 21 years and they have three daughters, Jordan, Madi and Brooke.  Barbara enjoys watching her children play soccer, and reading and traveling in her free time.
Preschool Teacher

Amberly Sprouse

Ms. Amberly began working at Effort Christian School and Preschool in 2012 and became the teacher’s assistant. She is currently teaching our 2.5 year class. Amberly has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education through Old Dominion University online. She is currently working towards her Master’s degree in Elementary Education through the same program.
Preschool Teacher

Connie Hanson

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

Shelby Pace

Shelby teachers the 3 year old class. As the resident Grandma, Shelby is just the right fit for our precious little ones. She loves to sing and do arts and crafts with her class. Shelby has over 30 years experience in Early Childhood education.
Preschool Teacher

Angela Soto

Ms. Angela teaches K4 at ECSP, and also works in our Early Drop Off and After School Program. She has AA Degree from PVCC. Angela also attended West Virginia University. 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

Ms. Susan began teaching at ECSP in January 2010. She currently teaches a half day K4 Class. Susan also serves as the Children’s Minister here at Effort Church. She considers her days in the classroom a blessing from God. Her calling “to make a difference in a child’s life” is lived out every day through her work and volunteer responsibilities.
Preschool Teacher

Patty Kingsley

This is Ms. Patty’s first year teaching here at ECPS and she is very excited to embark on this new adventure with all of your little ones. Patty had been serving the Lord by teaching the Two and Three year old program at Calvary Chapel Fluvanna, but is excited and very blessed to now be at ECSP.
Preschool Teacher

Carla Vann

Mrs. Carla teaches K4 at Effort Christian School and Preschool. Carla has a bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education and a minor in Elementary Education from the University of Central Oklahoma.
Gym Teacher

Brian Johnson

Librarian/Substitute Teacher

Laura Renshall