Breakthrough Student and Teaching Fellow Alumna Rachel Young

Breakthrough Student and Teaching Fellow Alumna Rachel Young

Meet Rachel Young Senior Director, IDEO BT Sacramento student, Teaching Fellow alumna Most of my career life traces back to sixth grade when I was accepted into a new program, then called Summerbridge Sacramento. The classes at Summerbridge were taught by high school...
A Farewell Message From National CEO, Elissa Vanaver

A Farewell Message From National CEO, Elissa Vanaver

To my Breakthrough friends, colleagues and trustees, Taking leave of people who inspire you and a mission that moves you is never easy.  This week, it’s been especially tough.  For one thing, the joyous images of our first fully in-person Breakthrough summer program...
Vince Marigna to lead Breakthrough Collaborative as New National CEO

Vince Marigna to lead Breakthrough Collaborative as New National CEO

Breakthrough Collaborative announced today that Vince Marigna has been named its CEO effective July 18. Marigna will succeed Elissa Vanaver who announced her retirement last fall and who has served as National CEO since 2017. Most recently, Marigna served as Executive...
A Conversation with Terron Ferguson, Breakthrough Alumni

A Conversation with Terron Ferguson, Breakthrough Alumni

Terron Ferguson is a legal consultant and entrepreneur committed to civil and human rights, racial equity and justice. A Breakthrough Miami scholar and Teaching Fellow, Terron grew up in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood and attended Morehouse College, London School...
Breakthrough Featured in National Teacher Pipeline Toolkit

Breakthrough Featured in National Teacher Pipeline Toolkit

It has never been more important—or more challenging—to find effective teachers for every classroom. With rigorous college-and career-ready standards, an increasingly diverse student population, and all-too-frequent funding uncertainty, districts and schools require...