• Michael Pritchard is a former juvenile probation officer turned stand up comic turned youth couselor. After years of using humor in counseling young offenders, Pritchard took his act public and won the San Francisco International Comedy Competition the same year he was named California's "Probation Officer of the Year." He is a popular public speaker and counselor to young people.
  • Twelve DVDs with Teaching Guides

    Featuring Michael Pritchard

    In Big Changes, Big Choices comedian/teen counselor Michael Pritchard helps young adolescents discover that they have the power and the responsibility to make the right choices for themselves. The TV cameras follow him to middle schools in different regions of the U.S. as he thrills his young listeners with unusual humor about growing up, and engages groups of teens in highly productive problem-solving sessions about serious issues that affect their lives.Read more
  • Twelve DVDs with Teaching Guides

    Featuring Michael Pritchard

    The Power of Choice with Michael Pritchard is a 12-part youth guidance video series aimed at empowering teenagers to make good choices in their lives. It teaches young people that they have the power of choice, that they are responsible for the choices they make, and that they owe it to themselves to choose the best.Read more
  • Ten DVDs with teaching guides for grades K-5

    You Can Choose! with Michael Pritchard, is a series of 10 DVDs for elementary school character education, guidance, and life skills.Read more
  • 12 Part DVD Series with Teaching Guides

    Michael Pritchard helps today’s teens build character, leadership, and emotional intelligence. This 12-part video series combines age-appropriate comedy, exciting dramatizations of real-life moral dilemmas, and insightful, problem-solving sessions to help students develop the necessary social and emotional skills to become responsible, knowledgeable, caring and successful in life. Michael Pritchard uses his uncanny ability to foster lively, spontaneous, teen-centered discussions to give students insight on how to become the best people they can be.Read more
  • Ten volume video series with facilitator's guide (PDF)

    PeaceTalks with Michael Pritchard teaches kids how to avoid dangerous situations, handle their own emotions, and use conflict resolution skills to diffuse potentially violent confrontations. Filmed in schools across the U.S., this series addresses the real issues of violence that kids face in school, on the streets, and even at home.Read more
  • Hosted by Michael Pritchard

    Saving Our Schools is a dynamic new youth-centered video series which provides educators with an immediate and powerful tool for preventing school crisis and building critical lines of communication within our school communities. These 1/2-hour videos are designed to build bridges between students, teachers and counselors and spark honest and direct conversations about violence, hate and cruelty. Saving Our Schools is based on the research and recommendations of the U.S. Department of Education's "Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide To Safe Schools", and incorporates identified "best practices".Read more