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Breakthrough Washington D.C.

  • Breakthrough Washington D.C.
  • 600 New Hampshire Ave. NW, 9th Floor
  • Washington, DC 20037
  • (202) 266-7039

Program Description

Breakthroughs innovative Students Teaching Students model serves two key constituenciesunderserved, middle-school students and Teaching Fellowshigh-school and college students who teach and advise their middle-school peers during multiple six-week academically rigorous summer sessions. A third and critical set of actors are our Instructional Coaches, professional educators drawn from public and private schools across the country, who supervise and guide Teaching Fellows as they embark on their first steps as educators. Through a series of collaborative relationshipsStudents Teaching Students and Teachers Training TeachersBreakthrough initiates a learning cycle that begins in middle school and extends through adulthood