.         Annette Anderson.

    Annette is a partner/owner of SMR Kids Care. She began providing childcare in our community when she was twenty-three years of age.   

   Annette holds a Child Development Associate Credential and two Technical Certificates in Child Development from Idaho State University. She is First Aid and CPR Certified and holds a Childcare Worker Card from the city of Idaho Falls. Annette has dedicated her life to the education and well being of children.

   Miss Annette currently teaches in our Preschool classroom.

Meet our Staff

Lynnie Pahis Anderson.

   Lynnie is a partner/owner of SMR Kids Care and Early Learning. She has been providing childcare services in our community for the past 29 years. Lynnie holds a Child Development Associate Credential, two Technical Certificates in Child Development and an Child Development Associate Degree from Idaho State University, She is CPR and First Aid Certified and holds a Childcare Worker License  from the City of Idaho Falls.

    She enjoys teaching, spending time with her Grand Children, biking and photography.

   Miss Lynnie teaches in the Preschool classroom.



  Donny Anderson

   Donny has worked for Pacific Steel and Recycling for 25 years. He is currently the Shop Forman for the Idaho Falls Branch.  Donny Volunteers for SMR Kids Care when he is available.. Donny has been a substitute bus driver and  joined us as a teacher on day trips with our Adventure Seeker Group.. He has also built many great things for the center. ( Cubbies, Shelves, Storage).

   Donny is First Aid & CPR Certified. And holds a childcare worker license from the city of Idaho Falls.






        Phoebe Pahis

   Phoebe grew up at SMR Kids Care and has been a valuable staff member for

the past ten years. Phoebe works with our Preschool and Afterschool Programs. She has developed and runs our Physical Education Program. 

   Phoebe holds a bachelors degree in Secondary Education with a minor in Physical Education Kindergarten through Twelfth grade. She is First Aid and CPR Certified and holds a Childcare Worker Card from the City of Idaho Falls. Phoebe is an Idaho Stars participate. 

​Phoebe is head coach of Volt Aquatics Swim Team.



      Valerie Jones.

Valerie is a partner/owner of SMR Kids Care & Early Learning. She has provided care in our community for many years. She is a professional who relizes the importance of early education. Her focas on birth to three years of age enables her to give the gift of a great beginning to all the children she touches.

   Valerie holds a Child Development Associate Degree and two Technical Certificates in Child Development and a Child Development Associate Degree from Idaho State University. She is CPR and First Aid Certified and holds a Childcare worker Card from the City of Idaho Falls.

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       Ashlee Caudill.

   Ashlee joined our SMR Kids Staff five years ago, after many years of volunteer training. She is creative and energetic. She is wonderful  in our Nursery Classroom. 

   Ashlee is Attending ISU majoring in education. She is First Aid & CPR Certified,  holds a Childcare Worker license and Participates in the STARS PDS program. Ashlee attends childcare conferences and classes to better understand the needs of the children she cares for. 

  Ashlee enjoys being a newlywed and loves her new baby Chihuahua. She enjoys fishing and baking.  


Candice Hope

Candice has worked for SMR Kids for the past 5 years. She works with the Adventure Seekers and the Preschool Classroom. Candice is a mother of two great boys. She is creative and fun loving. She always lights up the classroom.

Candice holds a Bachelors Degree in Business. She is CPR & First Aid Certified and holds a childcare worker card form the City of Idaho Falls. Candice is a Idaho Stars Partisipate.