Preschool Staff

Nikki Cox, Preschool Director

Phone: (208) 882-1463

Ahnika Jones, Bears Teacher


Ahnika Jones is the teacher for students in the Bears classroom.. The Bears class if for students who turn 4 by September 1st. Ahnika worked for Emmanuel Lutheran Church’s Daycare during the pandemic. During a time of uncertainity, she was able to prove that she could still create a safe learning environment for her students while maintaining a classroom of learning, fun, and mutual respect. Ahnika has a positive and patient attitude and runs her classroom with grace and kindness. She is currently attending professional development courses to better her craft, and eventually earn a teaching degree. Ahnika currently is certified in pediatric CPR and First Aid.

Marianne Kunzler, Cubs Teacher


Marianne Kunzler is the teacher for students in the Cubs classroom. The Cubs class is for students who turn 3 by September 1st. Mrs. Marianne has a Bachelor of Science in Marriage, Family, and Human Development. Marianne and her husband are the proud parents of EIGHT children, ranging in ages 3-19. She has nannied, homeschooled, been a church nursery leader, lead children’s music, and has participated in many service projects. Marianne is certified in pediatric CPR and First Aid. Marianne has a wonderful and kind demeanor and we are super excited to welcome her to our family.