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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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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Progress in Perseverance

  Recently we got the chance to sit down with Bethany Gervais, a former teaching fellow at Breakthrough Providence, and talk with her about her experiences in our Summerbridge program. It was clear from her smiles and enthusiasm that her time in the program has...
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Now Hiring: Program Director for Student and Family Engagement

We're now hiring a Program Director for Student and Family Engagement.  Check out the job description below! JOB DESCRIPTION Program Director for Student & Family Engagement (Full-Time) Breakthrough Providence has a dual mission: to create a pathway to college for...
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