Breakthrough Houston Overview
- One of Princeton Review’s Top 10 Internships in America! (formerly Summerbridge Houston)- BTH is a tuition-free, year-round academic enrichment program.- BTH focuses its attention on academically talented students with limited educational opportunities.- Our students primarily attend Houston public schools (HISD).- Students begin the program in the summer following their 6th grade year. The program consists of 3 rigorous, six-week summer sessions and a school-year program for middle school students, and a college bound program for high school students. BTH is a six-year commitment for all students. College Bound Program Mentor Expectations
- Commit to the current College Bound Program, October 2017 – April 2018.- Meet with your assigned mentee(s) at the four designated sessions (see calendar below).- Keep in touch with your mentee(s) via phone calls, emails, or online chats on a regular basis to discuss classes, grades, extracurricular activities, community service and summer opportunities, social life, etc.- Refer students to BTH academic/college readiness supports if necessary.
Mentor College Bound Calendar '17-'18*Below are the dates that we ask our Mentors to commit to. Session 1 - October 14th, 2017 – @ EHS in Gymnasium"Mentor Orientation”: 2:30pm“Meet the Mentees”: 3:00pm – 4:00pm Session 2 – December 10th, 2017Community Service Day - Location TBDMentors and students grades 9-12; 8am-11:30am “Holiday Party” Mentors and students grades 9-12; 12pm-2pm@ The Moody’s2637 Arbuckle St., Houston, TX, 77005 Session 3 – February 2018“HHF Career and Education Day” 10am – 12pm @ The George R. Brown Convention CenterDate TBD
“Community Service"Date, Time, and Location TBD
Session 4: April 28th, 2018 - 1pm-3pm – @ EHS in Anderson Lecture Hall “Closing Ceremony”; Honoring our Seniors. Mentors, students graders 9-12, and students' families
Optional Sessions “NACAC College Fair”@ NRG ParkDate and Time TBD April 20th and 21st, 2018 (Mentor Chaperones Needed)“COLLEGE TRIP”!Mentors and students grades 10th and 11th; More details to come.
Want more information?http://www.breakthroughhouston.orgPlease email email@example.com or call CALL 713-850-0222 ext 433 Morris NwogwugwuDirector of Student ServicesBreakthrough Houston2401 Claremont LnHouston, Tx 77019