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...
What are the top skills Breakthrough students rely on in college?

What are the top skills Breakthrough students rely on in college?

Breakthrough Houston believes in #EducationForAll. Our primary focus is to prepare students for competitive high schools and college – but our support doesn’t end there! Recently we caught up with some of our 2019 graduates to see how they’re enjoying college life and...

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....

Becoming a Role Model

By: Brian Rivera Breakthrough Houston Teaching Fellow at Connect, Summer 2019   My Favorite Teacher College graduation is less than one year away for me and, when I reflect on how I arrived at this point, I recognize I would not be in this position without the...