Breakthrough Love is all About the Kids

By: Kaela LeBlanc-Palmer Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow, SJS Summer 2022 Passion is Non-Negotiable As I began my path toward a career in education, I made a promise to myself, and ultimately to every child I would encounter in my classroom: I would assure them...

What I’ve Learned From the Breakthrough Community

By: Priscilla Solis Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow, SJS Summer 2022 When asked what the best part of Breakthrough is, my response will always be, “the community.” However, I will confess: I never explored the full depth of my gratitude towards Breakthrough...

Gaining Confidence With Breakthrough

By: Daisy Nieto Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow, College Bound 2022 No one is born a perfect presenter. It takes a lot of practice, trial and error, and embarrassing moments to create your own style and persona. As a Breakthrough Houston College Bound Teaching...

The Philosophy of Education in Practice

By: Reagan Kimzey Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow, SJS Summer 2022 Breakthrough Houston (BTH) was everything I could have ever wanted as a student. The idea of a “Growth vs. Fixed” mindset, which BTH bases its academics on, was something I had never encountered...

From Student to Teacher: Breakthrough Love

By: Mahi Tessema Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow, Connect Summer 2022 In 2016, I was accepted into Breakthrough Houston as a student. Within the program, I found a community of mentors and peers that made me want to improve not only as a student, but as a person...