Starting Strong – May 3, 2023
On May 3, Breakthrough Collaborative hosted a live-streamed event on YouTube to explore how together we develop the next generation of diverse educators. This insightful conversation included Jarvis Lundy, Head of Future Black Teachers at Teach.org, and Travis J. Bristol, Ph.D., an associate professor of teacher education and education policy at the University of California, Berkeley’s School of Education.
Reimagining Equitable Education – December 7, 2022
Breakthrough Collaborative hosted an inspiring conversation on Wednesday, December 7 featuring National CEO, Vince Marigna, and Mariohn Michel, Breakthrough Birmingham’s Executive Director, who explored this critical moment of education recovery and how together we move forward stronger.
If you missed the conversation or want to hear it again, click here to watch the video!
Breakthrough Trivia Night – April 13, 2022
On behalf of our 24-affiliate network working year-round to inspire students and develop teachers, thank you for supporting Breakthrough Collaborative’s Trivia Night, our national fundraiser to strengthen the teacher pipeline!
We had a great night with 19 teams competing across the country (and one in Canada!), We’ve raised over $200,000 so far with this year’s campaign thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and many of you – Thank You!
These are critical funds that enable our national team to serve our network and to recruit and train more Teaching Fellows. Here, you can watch a short video to hear, in our alumni’s own voices, how becoming a Teaching Fellow is a powerful, joyful and transformative experience.
A Conversation with Chris Bosh & Angela Duckworth
On November 17, 2021, Chris Bosh (NBA Hall of Famer, Two-Time NBA World Champion & 11-time NBA All-Star) and Angela Duckworth (founder of Character Lab, best-selling author, former MacArthur Fellow & founder of Breakthrough Greater Boston), and Breakthrough students from across the country, explored questions and themes from Bosh’s new book “Letters to a Young Athlete.”
GO THE DISDANCE – MARCH 25, 2021
This live, free, virtual dance party celebrating Breakthrough’s mission featured a live DJ, inspiring Breakthrough student stories, and regional shout-outs. Check out the entire live stream above, and see how we were able to Go the DisDANCE together!
BREAKTHROUGH COAST TO COAST DAY – JULY 9, 2020
This one-hour virtual panel features Breakthrough students, teaching fellows, and alumni from across the country. You get a peek into virtual classrooms, hear from panelists about their personal experiences, and discover how we’re keeping the Breakthrough spirit and community alive in a virtual environment. Click here to watch the full webinar.