We run two programs during the school year. Please read the descriptions of each one in order to decide which best suits your schedule (e.g., school, sports, clubs) and interests! If you have the time and energy, we encourage you to apply to more than one program! Note: all programs take place at The Wheeler School on Hope Street, and all programs take a vacation mid-December through late January.
The DEADLINE for applications is OCTOBER 10TH. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis, so submit yours ASAP! We can't wait to welcome another batch of brainy and zany teachers to the Breakthrough Providence family!
SATURDAY PROGRAM - 9:00am-2:30pm - monthly on Saturdays - December 1, February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4* Teacher Training: November 27 & 28, and monthly on the Tuesdays before the Saturday workshops
The Saturday Program fosters students’ love of learning, strengthens students’ critical thinking skills, and cultivates spirit. At each of the five Saturdays, you co-facilitate themed, hands-on workshops that promote intellectual exploration and community building. Centered around the theme, “Securing Peace For Ourselves and Others” our Saturday Program for 2018-2019 will explore topics related to our individual, community, national, and global security and peace through three workshops each month. Each teacher will help to design one month’s themed workshops, including a social justice-focused critical thinking topics and creative, interactive projects to explore with students. In the spring, you’ll help students demonstrate what they’ve learned from the program and develop steps for them to take further action in their communities and in their lives. You have a team-teaching partners throughout the year, and experienced mentor teachers prepare you for the classroom and provide ongoing professional development to help you grow there.
TUTORING - 3:30-5:00pm - weekly Tuesdays and/or Thursdays - October 25 to April 30* Tutor Training: October 18, 23
Tutoring strives to improve students’ academic performance in their high-need classes, to strengthen students’ study skills, and to improve students’ self-advocacy skills. Each week on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays, tutors provide 90-minute 1-on-1 support to students based on an action plan collaboratively generated and monitored by the student, teacher, parent, and tutor.
Still have questions? Contact Marisa Chock, Co-Director at (401) 528-2152 or firstname.lastname@example.org