Excel Academy Building a city where every young person has access to the relationships and emotional support they need. Join Excel Academy to: Build a city where every young person has access to the relationships and emotional support they need. Be part of a multi year cohort of youth serving professionals committed to Developmental Relationships and Racial Equity. Acquire tools and resources to deepen your understanding of Racial Equity and integrate Developmental Assets and Relationships into your SEL framework. Learn the Results Count Framework to support continuous improvement implementation planning for your organization. About Excel Academy As a member of Excel Beyond the Bell San Antonio, or a signed partner in the Future Ready Bexar County Plan, an organization has the opportunity to participate in Excel Academy, a multi year leadership development program for youth serving professionals across San Antonio focused on Racial Equity, Developmental Relationships, and Continuous Improvement.Excel Academy came to life through the work of Excel Beyond the Bell San Antonio to equip partners with the tools they need to go deeper with Search Institute’s Developmental Relationships by integrating practices sustainably in their agencies. Racial Equity was added as a lens to deepen the participant’s own understanding of racial equity and strengthen their work within society.Search Institute in collaboration with UP Partnership was awarded the Templeton Foundation’s Character Through Community Grant to grow and improve the work of Excel Academy.Excel Academy aims to create a city where every young person has access to the relationships and emotional support they need Apply to Excel Academy Program Structure: Each organization can nominate one or two participants per class. The best combination of participants are individuals who has consistent presence with frontline staff and an individual who is in an organizational leadership position.In the first half of year 1, participants will deepen their own understanding of Developmental Relationships and Racial Equity. In the second half of year 1, participants will work together in organization pairs to learn the continuous improvement process, Results Count and use this knowledge to craft an organizational plan.By the end of year 1, the participants will have created a plan for implementing their learnings on Developmental Relationships, Racial Equity, and Results Count within their organization.