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10/28:        Pocatello Fluoride Varnish Clinic, 2-4 PM

11/6:          Fight the Flu Presentation for ELC Families and Staff

11/10:        Bills due

11/28-29:   ISU/ELC Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Coat and Blanket Drive:  The ELC is currently accepting new and gently used coats and blankets.  These will be donated to people who need them.  You may place your donation in one of the purple bins near the front desk.

Fight the Flu:  Take Steps to Keep YOU Healthy:  ELC Parents and staff are invited to a free presentation to learn how to stay healthy during flu season.  It will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, 11/6 in room 22 of the ELC (2nd floor).  Michelle Butterfield from Southeastern Idaho Public Health will be our speaker.  A reservation is required, so call 208-282-2769 by October 30th to reserve your spot.

Annual Scholastic Book Fair:  This went very well, and thanks for your support! Each teacher was able to select about $60 worth of books for their classroom.

Fall '19 Enrollment:  We do have a few spaces available, but not many.  Call Joanne at 282-2769 for more information.

Withdrawal from the ELC:  After the first 5 days of each semester, you must give 15 days' written notice of withdrawal from the ELC.  You will be billed for your contracted schedule for those two weeks regardless of whether or not your child actually attends.

CACFP:  The ELC takes part in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).  The CACFP promotes healthful standards for nutrition and helps providers a bit by reimbursing us for a portion of our food program costs.  To learn more, go to

Fluoride Varnish Clinic:  No appointment is needed for this clinic.  For Pocatello, it's held at 1901 Alvin Ricken Drive from 2-4 PM on the last Monday of each month. See our bulletin board near the front desk for the flyer.  Call April Sluder at 478-6314 for more information.

Employment:  The ELC is always looking for great people and accepts applications for part-time employees at any time.  We are looking for PT classroom aides and a PT bus driver. Call Donna at 282-4347 for more information, or come to our front desk and ask for an employment application.

STAR Rating for the ELC:  The ELC verified at Step 4 in IdahoSTARS' "Steps to Quality" quality rating and improvement system.  If you would like to know more about this, go to and look for "Steps to Quality."  We are in Region 6, and the Idaho Falls site is in Region 7.

ICCP:  If you receive help with child care fees from the ICCP, remember that we need a new Monthly Dependent Care Charges (MDCC) form from you each semester and each time you change your schedule.

Children and Play:  The ELC uses a developmentally appropriate, play-based curriculum for infants through preschool-age children.  Here's a good article about the importance of play:

WIC services available on campus:  WIC services are available at the University Health Center on the 4th Thursday of each month from 9:00 a.m. until noon.  Go to the second floor.  No appointment is necessary.

Lead Providers for Fall '19:


Room #

Lead Provider

Younger Infants


Kyrsten Perschon

Older Infants


Tricia Perry



Kim Scoffield



Pat Rasmussen



Debra Hughes



Ashley Greene



Hannah Fink



Melissa Aguilar



Misty Sheets



JaNae Kunzler



Wenda Kaler

School-Age/1st-5th Grades


Wenda Kaler



Contact Information

Pocatello Location:
Phone: 208-282-2769
Fax: 208-282-3868

790 E. Humbolt St., Bldg. #6
Pocatello, ID 83209

Idaho Falls Location:
Phone: 208-282-7868
Fax: 208-282-7724

1784 Science Center Drive
Campus Box 8150, Idaho Falls, ID 83402.