Idaho

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Parent Leader: Brandi Whaley, a parent leader who participated in the 2011 Parents @ Symposium program, has been active in numerous local and national campaigns to move legislation aimed at improving the quality of child care for all children. Brandi has been working on behalf of the nonprofit she founded, Shaken Baby Prevention of Idaho. She has presented training about Shaken Baby Syndrome prevention for child care providers through Idaho STARS CCR&R.

Governor: C.L. “Butch” Otter (R)

2013 Legislative Session Dates: January 14- April 15, 2013

Department of Licensing: Department of Health and Welfare

Additional State Resources:

We Can Do Better: Child care center licensing and oversight in Idaho ranked 52nd in a ranking of all states, including the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense. 

Leaving Children to Chance: Family child care home licensing and oversight in Idaho ranked 52nd in a ranking of all states, including the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense. 

Idaho State Fact Sheet