6 Weeks with Dreams for Schools

6 Weeks with Dreams for Schools

PARTNERSHIP WITH DREAMS FOR SCHOOLS After six weeks of learning with our partner, Dreams for Schools, our students are equipped with knowledge of coding, web development, and Arduino! Dreams for Schools aims to educate and inspire students to become tomorrow’s...
Breakthrough Teaching Fellow Advances to a Career in the Classroom

Breakthrough Teaching Fellow Advances to a Career in the Classroom

Breakthrough is meeting this moment of education recovery by connecting young leaders with meaningful teaching experiences and pathways to the classroom. Take for example educators like Luis Gonzales. Luis knew early that he wanted to be a teacher. Although...
Breakthrough First-Year College Students Receive Scholarships

Breakthrough First-Year College Students Receive Scholarships

This fall, twenty-six Breakthrough students are beginning their college journeys. As our students step onto campuses across the U.S., they are culminating years of hard work and dedication. We recognize that being accepted to college is just one aspect of the path to...
My First Week of College: Maite Garcia

My First Week of College: Maite Garcia

This week, we chatted with Maite Garcia, a first-year student at CSU San Marcos. Maite is already proving to be a self-advocate, and we can’t wait to see what’s to come for her in the world of college. Emma: What were you feeling the week before you started classes?...
Breakthrough Students Participate in UCI’s FABcamp

Breakthrough Students Participate in UCI’s FABcamp

Breakthrough students Angie and Ulises recently attended UCI’s FABcamp on a scholarship provided by St. Margaret’s. According to Director of Academic Innovations, Leyla De Silva Riley, “The particular program the students are in is a hybrid of both...