Steps to Quality Child Care Programs Region 3

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
Bright Stars Child Care Essential training 5 icon. Dana Russell (208) 442-2561 Caldwell Provider Report
Hope Lane Learning Center Essential training 1 icon. Tricia Combs (208) 459-2133 Caldwell Provider Report
Little Learners Essential training 4 icon. Torrie Bowers (208) 947-1943 Caldwell Provider Report
Little People Daycare   Ashley Davis (208) 353-1814 Caldwell Provider Report
Playful Ladybugs Daycare Essential training 1 icon. Yvette Darney (208) 353-2197 Caldwell Provider Report
Live Love Laugh Daycare   Brooke White (208) 860-4807 Emmett Provider Report
Little Scholars Learning Center Essential training 1 icon. Michelle Upton (208) 452-4091 Fruitland Provider Report
Catalyst Learning Center & Daycare   Tia Sinnett (208) 585-3505 Middleton Provider Report
Colette's Daycare   Collete Zaharko (208) 985-0864 Middleton Provider Report
Teddy Care Daycare   Karina Bencomo (208) 912-8979 Middleton Provider Report
ABC's & 123's Child Development Center Inc Essential training 3 icon. Becky Jordan (208) 468-4999 Nampa Provider Report
Busy Beez Child Care   Denicemarie Whyte (208) 392-8835 Nampa Provider Report
Butterflies & Dragonflies Learning Center and Child Care Essential training 3 icon. Shauna Marie (208) 466-5437 Nampa Provider Report
The Garden of Learning Essential training 3 icon. Holly Franklin (208) 461-2278 Nampa Provider Report
Loly's Day Care Essential training 3 icon. Maria Varela (208) 468-2277 Nampa Provider Report
Nampa Christian Schools Early Childhood Center Essential training 2 icon. Shannon Asselin (208) 466-8451 ext. 1121 Nampa Provider Report
Treehouse Kids Academy Essential training 1 icon. Ann Guisasola (208) 466-5757 Nampa 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.