2017 Summer Outcomes Report Released

Posted by on October 10, 2017 in Teach & Learn | Comments Off on 2017 Summer Outcomes Report Released

Read about our 6-year tuition-free, college access pipeline and 2017 summer outcomes.

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Welcome Lucy Weathers!

Posted by on September 29, 2016 in Teach & Learn | Comments Off on Welcome Lucy Weathers!

A big Breakthrough welcome to Lucy Weathers! Lucy joins us as the new Assistant Director of the BTM program, and she is already out recruiting teachers for both the school year and summer sessions. A Manchester native, Lucy attended Central High School, graduated from Drew University in New Jersey and returned to work in her home town. Most recently, she has finished two years of service as an AmeriCorps*VISTA at Manchester High School West, helping to coordinate and promote the launch of the STEAM Ahead program there. You will love teaching...

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We Are Hiring! Seeking an Assistant Director.

Posted by on July 23, 2016 in Teach & Learn | Comments Off on We Are Hiring! Seeking an Assistant Director.

Meredith Zackey, Breakthrough Manchester’s Program Director, will be stepping down in mid-August after devoting two years to the successful implementation of several programmatic changes. With Meredith’s departure and with the program on solid footing, we are restructuring the position into one of Assistant Director.  For more information and to apply, please visit our Staff page. “I cannot imagine having had a better partner than Meredith for the past two years.  She excelled in executing some complex program changes,...

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Breakthrough Announces Partnership with SNHU School of Education

Posted by on June 3, 2016 in Teach & Learn | Comments Off on Breakthrough Announces Partnership with SNHU School of Education

Breakthrough Manchester has announced a partnership with Southern New Hampshire University’s School of Education to extend programming and support to Breakthrough students through high school and college matriculation.  Breakthrough Manchester at The Derryfield School will continue to offer three tuition-free summers of academic enrichment for middle school students, while Breakthrough Manchester at Southern NH University will focus on college and career exploration and readiness for high school students.  The College-Bound High...

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Click…for a Thousand Dollars!

Posted by on April 2, 2015 in Teach & Learn | 0 comments

Bank of New Hampshire has named Breakthrough Manchester a finalist for April 2015!  If we get the most votes by the end of April, they will contribute $1,000 toward our summer program.  Click Read More to see the link to vote.

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Who will you inspire this summer? We are seeking an Instructional Coach.

Posted by on March 19, 2015 in Teach & Learn | 0 comments

Deadline to apply: April 15, 2015 This is a paid opportunity to develop, coach and mentor college undergraduates in the art and science of teaching.  For more information and to apply, visit our Instructional Coaching page.

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School Year Teaching Application Now Open – Due November 4

Posted by on October 20, 2014 in Teach & Learn | 0 comments

Want to try teaching?  Consider applying as a Breakthrough Super Saturday teacher.  Breakthrough Super Saturdays are a great way to get a practical introduction to lesson planning and classroom management basics.  Selected teachers work in teams of two or three to prepare and deliver lessons to small classes of college-bound Breakthrough middle school students, all under the supervision and mentoring of a professional Instructional Coach.  Current students, ages 16-22, are invited to apply as teachers.  Read more here and apply...

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The Challenge: Develop a Breakthrough Manchester Online Challenge Event

Posted by on October 17, 2014 in Teach & Learn | 0 comments

You’ve all heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge right?  Here’s our challenge to you: think of a similar event – but for Breakthrough!  Ideas are due by October 24 – send to    Read the contest requirements here first: The Challenge – Developing a Challenge Event – web version   Get those creative juices...

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High School Options Workshop for 8th Grade Students

Posted by on October 15, 2014 in Teach & Learn | 0 comments

On Thursday, October 30, Breakthrough invites 8th grade students and their families to a workshop on options for high school.  Held in the Lyceum at the Derryfield School from 6:00-7:30 pm, the workshop will cover information about public, private, parochial and boarding schools and will feature a panel of school representatives and students who attend each type of school.  Students interested in attending schools other than Manchester need to begin the process now; the application process for many private schools, including SSAT testing and...

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College Counseling for Breakthrough Juniors

Posted by on September 2, 2014 in Teach & Learn | 0 comments

On Saturday, October 18th, Breakthrough Manchester students who are juniors in high school are invited, along with their families, to a morning session of college counseling with Brennan Barnard, the Director of College Counseling and Outreach at the Derryfield School.  Topics covered will include the timeline and tips for a productive college search and selection process, testing, resources and financial aid.  The session will begin at 9:00 am and will run until 11:30 am in the Derryfield Performing Arts Auditorium.  Please RSVP to Becky...

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