Pinnacle* Curriculum

We use Pinnacle*, developmentally appropriate curriculum, in the Infant–Pre-Kindergarten classes.  Pinnacle* is a research-based early childhood curriculum, designed with both teachers and students in mind. Based on the works of Piaget, Gardner, and Erikson, Pinnacle* provides teachers with lessons that engage children in developmentally appropriate activities. Pinnacle* is published in an easy-to-use, reusable format that includes lesson plan guides, activity enrichments, and long range goals linked to key standards. Comprehensive programs are offered for Infants, Toddlers, Two's, Three's, and Four's.   

  • Based on the works of Piaget, Gardner, and Erikson
  • Developmentally appropriate activities that adhere to industry standards
  • Clearly stated learning objectives to help facilitate learning in all domains
  • Flexible programming to accommodate varied learning styles
  • Carefully selected themes that capture children's interest
  • Long-range goals linked to Key Standards
  • Provides suggestions to enrich developmental milestones based on research
  • Interactive activities that help children develop a love for learning while they are growing, playing and having fun 
  • Easy to follow daily or weekly format
  • Includes Lesson Plan Guides
  • Options for enriching activity centers and circle times every day
  • Patterns included for teacher use and classroom enrichment
  • Five weeks of curriculum for each month
  • Comprehensive Age-Specific Programs for Infants, Toddlers, Two's, Three's and Four's 

*Pinnacle Curriculum is created and published by ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI)

*Pinnacle Curriculum is a registered trademark of CCEI