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...

A Glimpse Into Week Six

CHEW AND CHAT: What was your favorite part of Breakthrough? What do you wish you did better this summer? What are your goals for this upcoming school year? FOR FUN: If you were to change your name, what would you change it to and why? Elective presentations During the...

A Glimpse Into Week Five

SLC PROMPT: POST CORONAVIRUS EVENT PLANNING This week in SLC students were asked to plan an event they would like to have as soon as a vaccine for the novel Coronavirus is created. Students got creative as some arranged for “Welcome Back To Reality” themed...

A Glimpse Into Week Four

A WORD FROM THE CRITICS The results are in! Students gave the Teaching Fellows their brutally honest thoughts on their acting skills, video production, and overall comments. The reviews were mostly positive with students Mariah S., Emanuel R., Julian S., stating that...

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...

I Wake Up For Breakthrough!

“I am not typically a morning person, I purposely do not schedule anything before 10 am because I don’t get up until 9 am. But for Breakthrough I am up, ready, and here at 8:30 am. It’s something that I look forward to.” Jordan Hardy Meet...

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...
Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

In this season of gratitude, we are thankful for all who believe in and support our mission. Have a safe and blessed Thanksgiving.  

Spreading the Good News

Project-based learning has made Tyler Cantwell, a freshman at West Chester University, a familiar face in the Breakthrough office. Tyler is majoring in communications and is currently enrolled in a public speaking class. “In my public speaking class we were...

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