Since its founding by Diego Navarro in 2002 the Academy for College Excellence has been generously supported by the following organizations including our fiscal sponsor, Community Initiatives:

“We first funded the ACE Program when it was only at Cabrillo College. Since then they have trained over 900 faculty from 55 community colleges. Several longitudinal evaluation studies from independent evaluators show the effectiveness of the ACE model as it is adapted at different community colleges. We are very pleased to be one of the earlier funders of the ACE program.”
— Denis Udall, Program Officer-Educational Program, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Supporting the delivery of non-cognitive, experiential learning professional development to over 1100 faculty, administrators and staff in nearly 100 organizations: