Breakthrough Houston Procedure Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Breakthrough Houston leadership team is carefully monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak. Our utmost priority as a program is the physical and emotional health of our students, teachers, and staff as well as our BTH families.  We will follow the following procedure...

Meet Program Director, Jarvis Lundy!

Why did you choose a career in education? Growing up, I always thought I’d be a lawyer. But my time as a Teacher Fellow and School Year teacher with Breakthrough during college truly changed my life’s trajectory.  Seeing the impact that I was able to have on...

Meet Kurchi Basu!

Kurchi joined Breakthrough Houston in 2018 as the College Bound Program Director. Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, she earned a B.A. in sociology/anthropology/Latin American Studies from Carleton College, as well as an M.Ed from University of St. Thomas. Kurchi is...

How Breakthrough Houston Shaped Me

By: Marie-Anne Barron Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow at Connect, Summer 2019 When I look back on this summer, I think about the friendships I strengthened coming back from college. I think about the time I spent with family—teasing and loving them enough to last...

Celebrate Good Times, Come On!

  By: ZaDarius Webber Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow at GLEC, Summer 2019   Celebrate Good Times, Come-on!   Pre-Celebration   Two weeks before we received our students, Ms. JoAnna announced what elective each teaching fellow would be teaching....