Excelencia in Education
Nominate a program for Examples of Excelencia!
Tell Excelencia in Education what works for Latino students in higher education: Do you know of a program that helps Latinos access, complete, and excel in higher education? Nominate this program for Examples of Excelencia!
Examples of Excelencia is the only national effort to identify and promote evidence-based programs that help accelerate Latino student success in higher education. Through a comprehensive year-long process, Excelencia in Education recruits, reviews, and promotes evidence-based practices at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate categories in institutions of higher education as well as practices at community-based organizations. Since 2005, Excelencia has received over 1,600 nominations from 33 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C. and recognized over 280 programs.
Important dates for 2019:
|Call for nominations||January 29|
|Webinar: Highlighting Examples of Excelencia||February 21|
|Webinar: Examples of Excelencia – What we look for||March 6|
|Nomination deadline||March 15|
|Profile deadline||March 29|
Through Examples of Excelencia, Excelencia in Education recognizes and brings attention to programs that work for Latino students in higher education. In this webinar hear directly from a program about the ways in which they serve students, and the impact they have been able to make following this national recognition.
Examples of Excelencia is the only national effort to recognize programs that use evidence-based practices to serve Latino students in higher education. This webinar will go over the steps to nominate and submit a profile for Examples of Excelencia and we will share what we look for when reviewing profile submissions. You’ll also have an opportunity to hear from a selection committee member. The webinar will also give you an opportunity to ask questions.
Check out the programs selected as Examples of Excelencia in 2018:
In 2018: we received 139 total nominations from 27 states, DC, and Puerto Rico. Of these nominated programs, Excelencia selected 21 finalists. Learn more about the 2018 Examples of Excelencia here
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