Breakthroughs in Education

Join us for the 12th Annual Breakthroughs in Education featuring journalist and best-selling author Paul Tough.

Sunday, November 3rd at 6PM 

Generously hosted by the Ragon Institute
Mark and Lisa Schwartz Auditorium 
400 Technology Square, Cambridge 

Registration will open soon. All attendees will receive an autographed copy of Paul Tough’s newly released book, The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us. 

Past Events

05 Dec 2018

Dr. Roberto Gonzales (Harvard Graduate School of Education), Dr. Christine Leider (Boston University) and Dr. Mariela Páez (Boston College) discussed the topic You Are Welcome to Learn Here: Effective Education for Immigrant Youth.

10 Nov 2018

3rd Annual Breakthrough Bash

200 young professionals gathered at Game On! to inspire excitement for learning, create paths to college, and promote careers in education.

21 Jun 2018

Somerville Public School Representatives, Elected Officials, Breakthrough Board, Staff, Students, Teachers, Families, and Supporters came together to celebrate the opening of our Somerville Campus.

01 May 2018

Over 400 attendees gathered to celebrate Breakthrough in Three Cities, collectively raising over $600,000 to support Breakthrough’s teachers and students.

23 Sep 2017

Nearly 200 attendees gathered at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology to celebrate Breakthrough Greater Boston, raising over $14,000 to support our educational programs. #btbash2017

18 May 2017

Breakthrough’s Associate Board hosted its 4th Annual “Get Schooled!” Trivia Night to benefit the Summer Program, with a 90s theme in honor of our 25th anniversary!

28 APr 2017

Thanks to the support of more than 500 community members in attendance, Breakthrough Greater Boston raised over $620,000 at the 25th Anniversary Gala!

01 Dec 2016

9th Annual Breakthroughs in Education Gathers Community Leaders for Important Discussion on Out-of-School Time Learning.

31 MAR 2016

Thanks to the support of the 470 community members in attendance, Breakthrough Greater Boston raised over $400,000 in contributions at the 8th Annual Breakthrough Gala!

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