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Breakthrough is a non-profit organization founded in 1978 and has been improving educational outcomes for young people. The organization started as a single site with high school and university and has now developed into a collective independent site across the United States. It has its headquarters in Oakland, California and serves a collaborative network of 24 Breakthrough affiliates throughout the United States and Hong Kong. It provides program standards and resources, including curricula, evaluation tools, and teaching fellow recruitment. Breakthrough affiliates carry out direct services to middle- and high school students from under-resourced communities, college undergraduates, serve as teaching fellows, and professional teachers serve as instructional coaches in their localities. Their mission is to help students be successful and empower generations of educators and advocates. Career opportunities available are for; directors of philanthropy, managers, executive directors, and directors of development.

$1M to $5M
Multiple locations
Elementary & Secondary School
Lior Ipp
What departments Breakthrough Collaborative employees work at?
other occupation27.6%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Breakthrough Collaborative employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Breakthrough Collaborative: Newcomers: 55%, Experiencers: 25%, Experts: 15%, Veterans: 5%. Breakthrough Collaborative employees have less than 3 years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Breakthrough Collaborative employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Breakthrough Collaborative: After-School All-Stars, Breakthrough Central Texas, Brown University. Typical Breakthrough Collaborative employees have worked at After-School All-Stars.
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After-School All-Stars
Breakthrough Central Texas
Brown University
What industries did Breakthrough Collaborative employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Breakthrough Collaborative: Colleges / Universities, Niche Education, Social Advocacy Organizations, Elementary & Secondary School, Child Day Care Companies. Breakthrough Collaborative employees mos
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Where did Breakthrough Collaborative employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Breakthrough Collaborative: Small: 48%, Medium: 19%, Large: 33%. Most Breakthrough Collaborative employees have previously worked at small companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Breakthrough Collaborative study?
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Where did employees at Breakthrough Collaborative study?
Georgia State University
Match Teacher Residency
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Breakthrough Collaborative?
Time employed at Breakthrough Collaborative: <1: 13%, 1-3: 32%, 4-8: 54%, 9-13: 1%, 14-20: 0%, 20+: 0%. Most Breakthrough Collaborative employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does Breakthrough Collaborative rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Breakthrough Collaborative: 52.9% Male and 47.1% Female. Age ratio at Breakthrough Collaborative: 16-20: 2%, 21-30: 78%, 31-40: 18%, 41-50: 2%, 51-60: 0%, 60+: 0%. Breakthrough Collaborative rates - 2.9% less female than the industry
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What are the top roles at Breakthrough Collaborative?
Top roles of Breakthrough Collaborative: Teaching Fellow, Instructional Coach, Teacher, Summer Intern, ELA Teacher. The top role at Breakthrough Collaborative is Teaching Fellow.
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Teaching Fellow
Instructional Coach
Summer Intern
ELA Teacher

Career advancement

How does Breakthrough Collaborative rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Breakthrough Collaborative: low. Breakthrough Collaborative ranks low for career advancement which is above the industry average.
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What companies do Breakthrough Collaborative employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Breakthrough Collaborative: Deloitte, Macalester College, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Stanford University, Swarthmore College. People who work at Breakthrough Collaborative most typically go on to work for the Deloitte.
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Macalester College
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Stanford University
Swarthmore College