Breakthrough Greater Boston

About Breakthrough Greater Boston

Founded in Cambridge in 1992, Breakthrough Greater Boston (BTGB) is a year-round, tuition-free program that offers six years of a academically intensive out-of-school time services to highly motivated, traditionally underserved middle and high school students in greater Boston.

Unique to Breakthrough is the Students Teaching Students model which offers diverse, high achieving college and high school students the opportunity to teach classes, while benefiting from professional mentorship and research-based training.

After operating in Cambridge for more than 20 years, BTGB has opened sites in Boston and Somerville.


Teaching Fellow

June 2023 - August 2023 Cambridge, MA
“I loved working with the kids, getting to know them, and the fact that the job was challenging and out of my comfort zone. ”

Teaching Fellow

June 2022 - July 2022 Somerville, MA
“I really enjoyed the mentorship that was provided. Coaches and supervisors were very friendly and provided emotional support while improving our teaching skills.”
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