Examples of Excelencia

…We have created a tradition, on the national landscape, where the ability to focus and serve Latino students at the programmatic level is honored and recognized in the way it always should have been.

Sarita Brown, President, Excelencia in Education
Cultivating Excelencia Podcast, Sept 9, 2020

2022 Examples of Excelencia Timeline

Program profile submissions for the 2022 cycle are now under review. Click here to find out more about this year’s timeline.

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Examples of Excelencia Technical Assistance

Missed the submission deadline for 2022? Connect with us to be added to the 2023 Examples of Excelencia outreach list, or get started on a future submission with the help of program resources.

Learn from Others

Hear directly from the 2021 Examples of Excelencia.

Click here to watch the 2021 Celebración de Excelencia.

Growing What Works Database

Explore the Growing What Works Database that is updated to include the 2021 Examples of Excelencia Finalists.

2022 Examples of Excelencia profile submissions under review


Excelencia in Education is looking for programs across the country that are accelerating Latino student success in higher education. Programs intentionally serving Latino students at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate levels, as well as community-based organizations shared their evidence-based practices for the 2022 Examples of Excelencia.

Program profile submissions closed on April 8th, 2022. Please check back for information on how to participate in Examples of Excelencia in 2023.


Evidence-based Practices for Latino Student Success

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Why are Examples of Excelencia increasing Latino Student Success?

Learn why from leaders of Examples of Excelencia programs.

2021 Examples of Excelencia

Through the Cultivating Excelencia podcast, you will hear from leaders advancing Latino student success through evidence-based programs in colleges, universities and community-based organizations recognized as Examples of Excelencia. This limited series podcast was produced by Michelle Espino Lira of Latinx Intelligentsia, in collaboration with Excelencia in Education.

Hear the Podcast