Welcome to Excel Learning Institute

It is our goal to not only equip you with the necessary skills to become a dental assistant but also life changing lessons to make you an intricate and important member of a dental team. At Excel Learning Institute we pride ourselves in assisting our students in an organic, holistic approach to your new future.  

Upcoming Class:

March 3rd, 2024 and July 7th, 2024

We are now accepting applicants for our upcoming Session. Sign up below to ensure your spot!

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Excel Learning Institute

Course Offerings

Professional Package

Dental Assistant Program

This package includes a 13-week instructional program

Classes will be 70% Virtual, and 30% in-person learning.

Classes Meet Sundays from 10:00 am- 3:00 pm.

Additional Materials Provided:

  • Supplies
  • Excel Learning Institute Scrubs
  • CPR Certification
  • State Exam Application Assistance

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If you are looking for financial assistance, there are many banks and programs that can help. Here is a link to a Wells Fargo option.

Excel Learning Institute is now a Career Link Training Provider. As a result, we are able to offer grants to PA residents for Free Tuition. Click HERE to see if you qualify.

See what people are saying about us...

“I trained under Dr. Silva to become an accomplished and successful dental assistant. I am very proficient in my job and am pursuing my EDFA.” – Cindy – Dental Assistant

Why Choose Excel Learning Institute?

Affordable Tuition

We are passionate about training the next generation of dental assistants. Therefore, we offer an affordable program that will allow you to fulfill your dream of working in the dental industry. We also have financing options available.

Hands On Learning

Our students receive hands-on training instead of spending time learning from classroom lectures. Furthermore, our class sizes are limited to 13 spots which mean there is ample time for all to participate.

Sunday Classes

We offer our classes on Sundays so that potential students have the opportunity to participate while maintaining other obligations. Sundays also mean that our instructors can provide full attention to you the student.

Virtual & In-person training

70% virtual learning and 30% in-person learning allow for you to learn in the comfort of your own home.

Excel Learning Institute

Located at Advanced Dentistry of Collegeville
399 Arcola Rd. STE #100
Collegeville, PA 19426

Email: Excelinstituteoflearning01@gmail.com

Phone: 484-973-6102


Meet Your Faculty

Our extremely educated and highly qualified faculty has a combined 30 years of experience in the fields of dentistry and education. These two amazing individuals met in dental school and immediately formed a life-long bond. While in dental school they create the grass-roots of Excel Learning Institute. After years of training, advanced dental education, dedication, and determination, Excel was born. In the words of Dr. Nelly Silva, “Our goal is to develop and create an opportunity for our students to learn and stay ahead of the cutting edge of dentistry.” In the words of Mrs. Lonnie Rodgers-Andrews, “It is our wish to assist ELI students in creating a better version of themselves.”

Dr Nelly Silva - Excel Learning Institute

Dr. Nelly Silva – Director of Dental Assisting Protocol and Facilities
Motto – Students today, Leaders tomorrow
Instructor of Chairside and Infection Control
Instructional Office Hours – Mon & Wed 5 pm to 8 pm

Lonnie Rodgers-Andrews - Excel Learning Institute

Mrs. Lonnie Rodgers-Andrews – Director of Education and Admissions
Motto – Always remember to give back and uplift
Instructor of Radiology, 21st Skills, and Remediation
Instructional Office Hours – Mon & Wed 5 pm to 8 pm and Sat 10 am to 1 pm

Hear from one of our students

“Excel Learning Institute has really changed my life.  Not only did I learn how to become a dental assistant, I also learned professional skills that will keep me employed. I even received a job offer the day after our graduation ceremony.  If you’re looking for a change, Excel Learning Institute is the place for you.”

– Roosevelt Castro-Henriquez 22′

excel learning institute graduate Roosevelt Castro-Henriquez

Our Referral Program

Excel Learning Institute offers a referral program for our students and graduates. Simply refer friends or family members to the ELI program and received $100. It’s that simple!

Once the person you have referred enrolls in our class and tuition is paid in full, you will receive the $100 as a thank-you for your referral.

Disclaimer: This program is open to Excel Learning Institute students and graduates only. The $100 will be provided as a visa gift card. The person you refer must be enrolled in one of our programs and have paid their tuition in full to receive the $100.

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