Preschool Staff

Nikki Cox, Preschool Director

Email: nikkic@elutheran.church
Phone: (208) 882-1463

Ahnika Jones, Bears Teacher

Email: ajones@elutheran.church

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

email: mariannek@elutheran.church

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.