This new character education series provides teachers, librarians, and counselors with a lively and powerful catalyst for group discussion and an invaluable enhancement to any character education, life skills or anti-bullying curriculum. Hosted by Michael Pritchard, this research-based program instills the necessary social and emotional skills to successfully navigate the profound challenges and changes of the 'tween and teen years.
Michael speaks to Foster Care Youth on behalf of California Institute of Mental Health Foster Care Program for youth
Who I am: I travel the country speaking to kids just like you who write me letters on how they have changed.
San Francisco Junior Giants Community - Violence Prevention Program with Michael Pritchard and pitcher Robb Nen made available by the generous donation of Bank of America.
“Big Changes Big Choices” for middle schools
The guest speaker, dressed in black, paces slowly in front of the Castlemont High School auditorium stage, sizing up the audience. Tough crowd. Young men hunker down under sweatshirt hoods and baseball caps. Young women, overdressed for this sunny spring day, guard against the chilly atmosphere inside. They lean deep into their seats. No one is smiling.
"I'd like to take a moment of silence for all the young people we've lost on the streets," says the guest, a commanding baritone.