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Main Office:

Breakthrough Silicon Valley
c/o Hoover Middle School
1635 Park Avenue
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 287-6357 (Office)
(408) 286-4864 (Fax)

The office is located in Room 138.
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Franklin-McKinley Site Office:

Breakthrough Silicon Valley
c/o Franklin-McKinley School District
645 Wool Creek Drive
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 283-6136

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Breakthrough Silicon Valley offices remain open over most school breaks and many holidays. Both the Main Office and the Franklin-McKinley Site Office close on the following holidays:

Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Presidents Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day



John Hiester – Executive Director

Ariel Morris Spector – Director of Curriculum and Programming

Tina Briceño – Director of Admissions and Middle School Programs

DeAndra Hicks – Director of Development



Delaney Bantillo– Middle School Program Coordinator (SJUSD)

Dora Beyer – High School Program Coordinator

Karen Camacho – Middle School Program Coordinator (FMSD)

Johnny Du – Development Manager

Andrea Garcia – High School Program Coordinator

Lina Raffaelli – Community Engagement Coordinator

Danielle Serrano – Operations Coordinator

Bryan Tomlinson – College Counseling Manager (FMSD)

Maria Valle – College Counseling Manager (SJUSD)

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