Steps to Quality Child Care Programs Region 1

Steps to Quality is Idaho's child care Quality Rating System and Improvement System (QRIS), which measures the quality of care in center and home-based child care settings. Steps to Quality also provides child care programs with a set of tools to cultivate a high quality setting.

If you have questions about Steps to Quality, or about your child's participation in Steps to Quality, please contact your regional Child Care Resource Center by dialing 2-1-1 and asking to speak to a consultant in your community.

Check out the table below organized alphabetically by city/program in this region.
Select the Health and Safety Check link to learn about a child care provider’s most recent health inspection and any substantiated complaints.

Step Level: Essential training 1 icon. = Step 1; Essential training 2 icon. = Step 2; Essential training 3 icon. = Step 3; Essential training 4 icon. = Step 4; Essential training 5 icon. = Step 5; Essential training 6 icon. = Step 6


Facility Name Step Level Owner/Director Phone City Health & Safety Check
Christ the King Child Development Center Essential training 1 icon. Beth Atkinson (208) 765-6736 Coeur d’Alene Provider Report
Circle of Friends Essential training 1 icon. Brenda Jensen (208) 641-8116 Coeur d'Alene Provider Report
First Presbyterian Church DBA Glory Be Learning Center Essential training 3 icon. Susie Freligh (208) 651-2053 Coeur d’Alene Provider Report
Little Folks, Inc Essential training 6 icon. Debra Danforth (208) 664-5885 Coeur d’Alene Provider Report
North Idaho College Children’s Center Essential training 6 icon. Jolie Wenglikowski (208) 769-3471 Coeur d’Alene Provider Report
Trinity Lutheran Church DBA TLC Learning Center Essential training 1 icon. Nikki Betts (208) 676-9112 Coeur d’Alene Provider Report
Watch Me Soar Academy Essential training 2 icon. Kathleen Shriner (208) 966-4073 Coeur d'Alene Provider Report
ABCD Daycare LLC - Hayden Center   Chris Bjurstrom (208) 772-5013 Hayden Provider Report
Safe Under Angels Wings Daycare   Christy Campbell (208) 783-0351 Kellogg Provider Report
Auntie's Place Essential training 2 icon. Leahann Larson (208) 556-1987 Osburn Provider Report
Jax Daycare Essential training 2 icon. Jacqueline Maurer (208) 660-6109 Post Falls Provider Report
Miss Becky's Preschool & Childcare Essential training 3 icon. Rebecca Fritzsche (208) 687-3688 Rathdrum Provider Report
Singing Hills Child Care   Stephanie Roberge (208) 755-6124 Rathdrum Provider Report
The Kid's Castle   Marvella Bjorkquist (208) 265-8039 Sandpoint Provider Report
Karissa's Klubhouse Essential training 1 icon. Karissa Thorhaug (208) 582-1431 St. Maries Provider Report


Disclaimer: IdahoSTARS, the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children the University of Idaho, and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare do not recommend or endorse any particular child care facility.  Steps to Quality is a voluntary program to help providers improve the quality of their child care.