Ashley is responsible for planning and overseeing program operations, including the Saturday School program and Summer Academy. In addition to her role, she also serves as an Upper School Advisor and Middle School Enrichment Teacher at Isidore Newman School. She holds a B.A. in Biology and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Xavier University of Louisiana.
Tina is responsible for assisting with the design, implementation, and management of all development initiatives. She holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of Alabama and a Master of Business Administration from the University of New Orleans.
Summer Dean of Faculty/Middle School Program Coordinator
Daria is responsible for the daily operations and design of the Summer. Academy including program design, curriculum development, and staff recruitment, training and management. She also assists in planning and overseeing the middle school program during the school year. Daria holds a B.A. in Communication with an emphasis in Media Management from Howard University. In addition to Breakthrough, she works at Alice Harte Elementary School.
Each summer, this team is made up of four experienced teachers who provide support to Teaching Fellows in all aspects of planning and executing an academically rigorous class in the core subjects of Writing, Math, Science, and Literature.