Learning with: Niimo, Higher Ed. Part 1

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...
Inspiration is key

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...
Q & A with Teacher Alum Turned Principal

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...
Different Site, Same Mission

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,...
Progress in Perseverance

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...