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Seal Certification


The Seal of Excelencia recognizes institutions on the journey to transform into environments where all Latino students thrive through their unwavering commitment to intentionally SERVE Latino, and all, students. Institutions earn the Seal by demonstrating alignment in the three core areas of data, practice, and leadership and throughout their application as well as:   

  • Intentionality in institutional strategies and evidence-based practices serving Latino students;
  • Ongoing data analysis and assessment to identify and implement strategies and practices that advance Latino student achievement;
  • Positive momentum for Latino student progress in all key areas of the Seal framework,
  • Leadership strategies that clearly articulate institutional focus on accelerating Latino student success.

Certification is acknowledged by Excelencia in Education for three years. Certified institutions will be invited to apply for recertification at the end of three years.

The Seal of Excelencia application timeline for 2023 is:

For any questions, please email our Seal team at Seal@EdExcelencia.org.