Carolina is the Vice President of Donorschoose.org (West Region).
Breakthrough experience: Teacher in Manchester in 1994 and director in San Francisco from 1999 to 2003
Veronica is Director of Operations at High Tech High School in San Diego, Ca.
Breakthrough experience: Teacher in San Francisco in 1998 and program coordinator in San Francisco from 2001 to 2003.
Eric is an Education Research Analyst in Long Beach, Ca.
Breakthrough experience: Student in San Francisco in 1978 and 1979 and teacher in San Francisco from 1980 to 1983
Chris is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Spark, a youth empowerment and apprenticeship program in San Francisco.
Breakthrough Experience: Teacher at San Francisco site in 2002
Lois co-founded Summerbridge San Francisco at University High School in 1978. A national expansion to what is now Breakthrough Collaborative has allowed for replication of this program model in more than 30 locations in as many years. Lois' vision to help middle-school students enter rigorous college-preparatory high schools continues to be a core focus of Breakthrough programs across the country.
Jabali is Founding principal of Excellence Charter School in Brooklyn, N.Y., one of New York's highest-performing public elementary schools.
Breakthrough experience: Student at Breakthrough in San Francisco from 1988 to 1991; teacher in New Orleans in 1995 and 1996 and in Louisville (Ky.) in 1999 and 2000
Quinn is a Community Organizer at Brockton Interfaith Community in Massachusetts.
Breakthrough Experience: Teacher in Miami 2008
Edward is an Assistant Professor, Rutgers Graduate School of Education.
Breakthrough Experience: Teacher and administrator in San Francisco from 1990 to 1992 and co-founder and co-director in Portland (Ore.) from
1992 to 1995
Rhonda is the Executive Director of St. Louis Language Immersion Schools, Inc., a network of language immersion elementary charter schools in St. Louis.
Breakthrough Experience: Teacher in New Orleans in 1992 and 1993 and in Kansas City in 1994 and 1995
Rhea Wong is the Executive Director of Breakthrough New York.
Breakthrough experience: Student in San Francisco from 1990 to 1993. Teacher in Honolulu in 1996, Hong Kong in 1997 and New York in 1999.
Teacher recruitment manager in the national office from 2002 to 2005