Meet Our 2020 Teaching Fellows

Promise Harvey George Washington University Hometown: Philadelphia, PA I was looking for internships that aligned with my desired career path of being an educator. I love learning and interacting with children so I thought Breakthrough would be a great fit. My...

To Breakthrough Families & Friends

Dear Breakthrough Families, We are outraged and saddened about the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and countless others along with the systemic injustices against black people. Black Lives Matter!!! We see the heartbreak, anger, and despair...

Access Beyond Academics: What We Don’t Learn In School

  “I am pretty sure that I wouldn’t be the student I am today without Breakthrough.” – Triston Allen Breakthrough is beyond an academic enrichment program. We equip students with real-world experiences that help them become successful in...

Advancing Education in the Arts!

Breakthrough paves the way not just for future teachers, but future educational leaders. This story of our impact is a powerful statement from a Breakthrough volunteer teaching fellow alumni, Hannah Wallace. Hannah brings the skills she learned at Breakthrough to her...

Algebra & Leadership!

Nasir is an incredible 8th grader at Jenks Academy for the Arts and Sciences in the midst of his second year at Breakthrough. Through Breakthrough, he participates in the Algebra Project, a program in its second year at our host partner Germantown Friends School that...
2018 Breakfast of Champions!

2018 Breakfast of Champions!

The message was heard far and wide:   “Breakthrough will no longer be a best kept secret, we’ve been doing this great work for a long time!” – Dr. Robbin Smart, Executive Director The 90’s hit single “Something to Talk...

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