"R" Child Labs

"R" Child Labs are Child Development Laboratories sponsored by BYU-Idaho. 

Mission Statement

The purpose of the BYU-Idaho Child Labs is to provide opportunities for students to promote the physical, social, and cognitive development of all children, and work in partnership with families.

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We strive to value and nurture each child's unique qualities and potential while encouraging progress of all children in each developmental domain and develop family partnerships that facilitate mutual respect and communication.

Student Teachers

We Strive to prepare BYU-Idaho students to create learning experiences and environments that promote the growth of all children.

Community Partners

We strive to develop community partnerships that facilitate mutual respect and communication.

Have Questions? Click HERE. For More Information Contact the Child Lab Coordinator Kriss Pond: 208-496-4009

PositionName  Email
Lab Coordinator Kriss Pond  pondk@byui.edu
Program Director Betty McQuain  mcquainb@byui.edu
Preschool Faculty Kaelin Olsen  olsenka@byui.edu
Preschool Faculty David Allen  allend@byui.edu
Preschool Faculty Michael Godfrey  godfreym@byui.edu
Preschool Faculty Christine Brown  brownch@byui.edu
Toddler Director Jillisa Cranmer  cranmerj@byui.edu