Steps to Quality Child Care Programs Region 7

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
Acorn Children's Academy Essential training 2 icon. Sharon McGrath (208) 524-7127 Ammon Provider Report
Big Little Stars Essential training 1 icon. Debra Good (208) 360-5559 Idaho Falls Provider Report
EICAP Head Start Birth to Five Program - Blue Sky Dr Essential training 6 icon. Shelly Boyd (208) 243-8334 Idaho Falls Provider Report
ISU Early Learning Center Essential training 2 icon. Nicole Diviesti (208) 282-7868 Idaho Falls Provider Report
Lil Red Schoolhouse Inc. Essential training 2 icon. Jill Derr (208) 522-3456 Idaho Falls Provider Report
Little Stars Essential training 2 icon. Debra Good (208) 360-5559 Idaho Falls Provider Report
Monarch Child Care Center Essential training 1 icon. Laura Gray (208) 529-2630 Idaho Falls Provider Report
Pancheri Daycare Essential training 1 icon. Danielle Steadham (208) 227-7010 Idaho Falls Provider Reports
Sandy's Childcare   Sandy Heeding (208)522-9431 Idaho Falls Provider Report
The Small World Training, Learning & Care Center Essential training 1 icon. Julie Heaton (208) 529-2273 Idaho Falls 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.