Change a 9th grade student’s life trajectory.
Join our community.
Our Breakthrough Success Community focuses on improving the rates of 9th graders on track for postsecondary success, an area of documented importance across the nation. Educators use evidence-based changes in their daily work to bring about breakthrough improvements that can be shared across schools.
Let us help you practice these 5 elements we believe are key to student success.
SUPPORTIVE 8TH-9TH GRADE TRANSITION
FRESHMAN SUCCESS TEAMING
STRONG STUDENT-ADULT RELATIONSHIPS
MASTER SCHEDULING PRACTICE
See a Sample of Breakthrough Big Ideas
The Breakthrough Success Community will allow you to connect with other schools and districts to learn how our theory works best for you and your students.
The Community Structure
Educators learn from each other and from recognized experts throughout the year. The community facilitates group learning with immediate action to achieve more for our students than any of us could alone.
are quarterly, to share freshman success resources and practices community-wide.
take place between Learning Sessions to enact promising practices and study the results
IN-PERSON AND VIRTUAL COACHING
is available to all participants from experts in freshman success and improvement science
are submitted by each team to share learning and updates on progress
SITE TEAM MEETINGS
are held regularly to monitor student progress and plan enactment of promising practices