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Interested in becoming a Breakthrough scholar?

Our scholars are highly motivated middle school students who are curious about the world around them. Every summer, they spend six intensive weeks with us where they polish up their academic and social skills. They walk into the school year ahead of the curve and with new friends from their Breakthrough family. Our scholars go on to attend college at a rate of 64% — a full ten points higher than the Birmingham City School average.

Summer 2020 will be completely virtual and completely Breakthrough: focused on joy in learning while building relationships with college students from across the country. Families in need of tech assistance should not hesitate to apply.

  • June 15 – July 22 (Monday – Thursdays).
  • Pick one 2.5-hour on-screen session to attend: 10:00am or 1:30pm.
  • Off-screen challenges are built into the program.

Middle school students, apply now to become a part of Breakthrough Birmingham. Applications close at midnight on May 31, 2020.

Interested in teaching at Breakthrough Birmingham this summer?

Every year, undergraduate students from around the US make a commitment to bring joy and excellence into their classrooms. Those relationships continue long after their nine weeks with us. Our families trust that our teaching fellows will follow through on the promise to expose their children to new experiences and skills to help them become their best selves. Year after year, they are satisfied.

Undergraduate college students, apply now to become a part of Breakthrough Birmingham.

Breakthrough Collaborative

180 Grand Ave #1225, Oakland, CA 94612, USA