Breakthrough Providence has a dual mission: to create a pathway to college for low-income, academically-motivated middle school students in Providence Public Schools, and to encourage talented high school and college students to pursue careers in education.

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Learning with: Niimo, Higher Ed. Part 1

Supporting Latinx on College Campuses through an Equity-Minded Lens For the purposes of this article, Latinx will be used to be inclusive of all gender and homogeneous ethnic identities. This article is the first piece in a five-part series that looks into the factors...
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Inspiration is key

While we were preparing for the end of our summer program, we got to look back in time with Darny Mao. Darny is a Breakthrough Providence student alum, where she attended our middle school program from Summer 2008 – May 2010. She spoke about how she knew BTP was her...
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Q & A with Teacher Alum Turned Principal

Catherine Mitchell was a teaching fellow back when BTP was called Summerbridge. She was a teacher in both 2001 and 2002. Like many Summerbridge and Breakthrough teaching fellows, she spent her summer working with local middle school students, building their academic...
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Different Site, Same Mission

In an interest to hear more about Breakthrough programs near and far, we spoke with Sara Winnick, a 2014 Breakthrough San Francisco Teaching Fellow alum. Today Sara works as a 7th and 8th grade Humanities teacher at Our Sisters' School in New Bedford, Massachusetts....
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