Staff Bios

(Picture #1) I’m Hannah I have been in childcare and/or being a Nanny children for 10 years. I love interacting and being with children much more than adults. I work mainly with 3 and under, but have been a nanny for children of all ages.


(No picture yet) I’m Miss Rainine and I teach the PreK A class. I have always had a heart for caring for others. This is my first childcare position. I’ve always enjoyed watching the children learn and grow. I like that every day there is something new to learn. I have my Special Needs Endorsment. Outside of work, I like to draw, cook, and bullet journal. I enjoy fishing and camping. I have 4 brothers and 2 sisters. I am the second youngest. I have a sweet adorable cat. I grew up here in Utah. 


(Picture #8) Ya a` teh! (Hello) My name is Lindsey and am the Director at the West Valley center. I have been working at this center since Sept. 2020. I have worked in every class and the office. I have my NAC certification. I was born and raised on the Navajo Reservation (AZ and NM). I moved to Utah right after high school. I have two daughters and one son that I love and adore so much! Thank you for the opportunity to be a part of your childs education. Ahehee! (Thank You!)


(Picture #3) I’m Lynn and I am the cook when I’m not helping with children. I got into childcare because I love seeing how happy the kids get over the little things and you get to see them grow and learn so much every day. My favorite thing is hearing all the cute crazy things the kids say. I love to listen to music while I cook and clean. Shakira is my favorite song. My favorite animal is the panda. One place I would love to go is Paris. I ‘m a Native American, Hispanic, Italian and French!!!


(picture #11) I’m Miss Liz and I started working with kids professionally when I was 16. Oh wait!!! I am 16!!! Two year olds are my favorite age, I love to potty train and the looks on their faces when you teach them something new. I have been babysitting since I was 10 and want to persue a career in education and this felt like a good place to start. I like hanging out with my family and pets. 


(picture #7) I’m Miss Kusar. I work in the toddler class. I was a lead teacher at another center for 21 years. I like watching dramas and cooking. 


(Picture #4) I’m Katelyn I have been in child care since August of 2014. I have been in the infants, toddlers, and twos class. I enjoy playing with the little ones and seeing them grow! I enjoy being able to watch them because of their individual personalities and it helps me grow and learn in this field as much as them.



(picture #5) Hi, I’m Miss Summer and I teach the PreK B class. I love my class! I love to teach kindness and love. I think I am really funny and so do my kids. I have a dog named Harley. He is my pride and joy. I like to color in my spare time. 


(picture #14) I’m Faitma and work in the baby room. I decided to be in childcare because I love children. I love to make them laugh, see their personalities grow, smile, and watch them learn new things. I like working at Smart Start Learning Centers because of my coworkers, they are kind and respect me as a person. I love to help people when they need help. I am very loving and caring. I have 4 sons and 3 grandchildren. I love to swim. I bought my very first house December 2022. I lived for 11 years Skull Valley and Grantsville. I had 2 cows, 2 horses, and lots of chickens. 

I’m Olga and I work in the baby room. I wanted to come a clean, but Marcie put me in the baby room. I have loved it ever since. I love watching the babies develop their personalities. I love being part of the first things they do in life. It is so fun to watch them grow and learn. I love when their face lights up when they see me. Outside of work, I have 5 boys who are all grown up. I have 6 grandchildren. I love to grow plants. I have a bird and a dog.

I’m Kaitlyn and I work in the toddler room

I’m Tori and I work in the Two’s class.

I’m Helena and I am a Floater.

I’m Sam (short for Samantha) and I work in the school age class.