Steps to Quality Child Care Programs Region 4

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
Born to Succeed Early Care & Education Center   Theresia Kituku (208) 658-5561 Boise Provider Report
BSU Children's Center Essential training 6 icon. Lisa Allred (208) 426-4404 Boise Provider Report
Early Learning Children's Center   Janet Davis (208) 853-2800 Boise Provider Report
Giraffe Laugh Early Learning Centers 1 North End Essential training 3 icon. Tanya Wilson (208) 342-1239 Boise Provider Report
Giraffe Laugh Early Learning Centers 2 Downtown Essential training 3 icon. Beverly Haugen (208) 424-3387 Boise Provider Report
Giraffe Laugh ELC 4 Essential training 1 icon. Nicole Manzanares (208) 954-5459 Boise Provider Report
Just for Kids - Liberty   Polly Hill (208) 854-4902 Boise Provider Report
Kids Are Special People Essential training 6 icon. Heather Sarria (208) 343-7511 Boise Provider Report
Kims Kare A Lot Childcare Essential training 1 icon. Kimberly Huffman (208) 407-4113 Boise Provider Report
Kootenai Kids Preschool LLC Essential training 2 icon. Marcia Davis (208) 424-5055 Boise Provider Report
Nancy's Place Essential training 2 icon. Nancy Kennah (208) 473-7218 Boise Provider Report
New Horizon Academy - West Ustick Essential training 6 icon. Brandy Turner (208) 323-8900 Boise Provider Report
New Horizon Child Care - Boise Research Center Essential training 6 icon. Amethyst Leonardi (208) 376-2690 Boise Provider Report
Noah's Ark Learning Center Essential training 1 icon. Galina Nasteka (208) 375-6624 Boise Provider Report
Parkcenter Montessori Essential training 6 icon. Lila Afoa (208) 344-0004 Boise Provider Report
Puentes Language Programs Essential training 2 icon. Trudy McGavin (208) 344-4270 Boise Provider Report
Reber Family Daycare Essential training 1 icon. Genii Reber (208) 559-0773 Boise Provider Report
Riverbend Preschool Essential training 6 icon. Geneva Ayarra (208) 407-5957 Boise Provider Report
St. Alphonsus Early Learning Center   Jamie Willis (208) 367-5164 Boise Provider Report
Tater Tots Academy Essential training 1 icon. Jen Taylor/Jessica Mlinar (208) 343-8687 Boise Provider Report
Wings Center Essential training 2 icon. Sha'rae Roper (208) 376-3641 Boise Provider Report
YMCA - Little Luke's Early Learning Center Essential training 1 icon. Buffy Drewett (208) 381-4670 Boise Provider Report
YMCA - Presbyterian Children's Village Essential training 2 icon. Shallece Jacobs (208) 345-6408 Boise Provider Report
Active Minds Child Care and Preschool Essential training 1 icon. Darci Richards (208) 371-3623 Eagle Provider Report
Eagle Adventist Christian Center Essential training 6 icon. Jodi Giem (208) 939-5544 Eagle Provider Report
Montessori Academy Essential training 6 icon. Kimberly Brooks (208) 939-6333 Eagle Provider Report
Closest to Home Childcare & Preschool   Stephanie Gerla (208) 288-5730 Kuna Provider Report
Kim's Daycare   Kimberly Day (208) 936-1266 Kuna Provider Report
Kids Choice Child Care Center and Preschool Essential training 6 icon. Robin Findl (208) 888-7540 Meridian Provider Report
The Learning Garden Childrens Center Essential training 1 icon. Shanalee Graver (208) 888-6171 Meridian Provider Report
New Horizon Academy Essential training 6 icon. Amber Barnes (208) 887-3880 Meridian Provider Report
Premier Kids Preschool and Childcare Essential training 1 icon. Laurie Gallia (208) 884-4891 Meridian Provider Report
Raisin Angels LLC Essential training 1 icon. Jayne Sackett (208) 884-1879 Meridian Provider Report
Ten Mile Community Church Daycare and Preschool Essential training 1 icon. Lisa Martello (208) 362-4602 Meridian Provider Report
Donna's Learning Center Essential training 2 icon. Donna Rhoten (208) 286-9101 Star Provider Report
Star Scholars Preschool and Child Care Essential training 6 icon. Christine Snow (208) 286-7326 Star Provider Report
Stepping Stones Children's Center Essential training 1 icon. Kerry Milligan (208) 286-9362 Star 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.