Be a part of the next generation to help transform education in Cleveland and prepare scholars for choice-filled lives!

Who Are We?

The Friends of Breakthrough Schools Emerging Leaders group comprises local young professionals that work on behalf of the Friends of Breakthrough Schools Board of Directors. Group members are passionate advocates of Breakthrough Public Schools, whose mission is to promote and increase community involvement in the school network. | FAQs about charter schools

What Do We Do?

The group assists with school tours and many fun volunteering opportunities and hosts social and networking events. Group meetings are held quarterly in person.

How Do I Formally Join?

It’s simple!

  • Complete the Membership Form below
  • FOB EL Dues - at least $10/month or $120/year

As a member of the Friends of Breakthrough Schools Emerging Leaders group, you will have access to networking opportunities, discounts to Breakthrough events, and invitations to see our students as they make their mark on Cleveland and the world!



Learn to Read --> Read to Learn! To help support, donate today via credit card, check, or stock. Thank you!

Friends of Breakthrough Schools (Friends) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Tax ID 20-4948838

Donate by Check

Checks payable to: Friends of Breakthrough Schools

3615 Superior Avenue E
Bldg 44, Suite 4403D
Cleveland, OH 44114

Donate Stock

Stock transfer information:
DTC # - 0226
Account # - Z73-120081 (Fidelity)
Account name - Friends of Breakthrough Schools

(Please email Melodee McCrodden with donor name and stock being transferred.)

Emerging Leaders

Lauren Andrews  |  Taylor Bowen  |  Nick Hylant  |  Celeste Kamasa Scott  |  Aurora Kitko

Christian Kincaid  |  Mac Lagor  |  Hunter Louthan  |  Cooper Mead  |  Ryan Sowers

Membership Form

Please use the form below to express interest in joining the Emerging Leaders program at Breakthrough.