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Michael Pritchard, Education Speaker

Michael Pritchard

    Big Changes, Big Choices
Fee Range

$7,500 and Under

Travels From

California

Michael Pritchard "Stand Up Speak Out Stop Bullying!" Campaign Lecture, Napa, CA

Michael Pritchard "Stand Up Speak Out Stop Bullying!" Campaign Lecture, Napa, CA

Michael Pritchard

Michael Pritchard

Michael Pritchard is a nationally acclaimed keynote speaker praised by the Wall Street Journal, CNN and Time for his ability to use humor to inspire and educate his audiences on communication skills. Michael Pritchard is a big guy with a warm heart who as one student described him, “truly walks as he talks.”He began his career on both the comedy stage and as a juvenile counselor in San Francisco’s Youth Guidance Center. In 1980, Michael Pritchard won first place in the San Francisco International Stand Up Comedy Competition as well as winning the prestigious California Probation Officer of the Year.Michael’s offers from Hollywood rolled in including a guest appearance on an Emmy Award winning episode of “Taxi”. His sensational standup comedy billed him with Robin Williams, Jerry Seinfeld, Dana Carvey and Whoopi Goldberg playing venues as Caesar’s, the Comedy Store, Universal Ampitheater and opening for such names as Diana Ross, the Grateful Dead, Kenny Rogers, Mike Mc Donald and Boz Scaggs. But Michael rejected offers from Hollywood to focus on using his comic talents for inspiring youth and adults.

Drawing from his counseling background, Michael Pritchard began using humor to inspire, teach communication skills, anger management, diversity, conflict resolution and overcoming burnout and stress.His broad base of audience from corporate employees, healthcare workers, government and state officials have honored him with countless standing ovations and numerous awards including: President’s Volunteer Action Award, Commendation - Office of the Attorney General , Paul Harris Fellowship - Rotary International, Toastmaster’s International Speaker, Outstanding Performance - Federal Executive Board , Josephine Duveneck Humanitarian Award and the Key to the City of San Francisco.

As a result of his work, Michael Pritchard has been featured on CNN, NBC’s “The Today Show”, “The Tonight Show”, CBS “Sunday Morning” with Charles Kuralt, “Time” magazine and “People” magazine.His seven educational series for PBS and distribution has been seen by millions and focuses on youth guidance in the areas of violence prevention. “The Power of Choice” “You can Choose”, “Big Changes, Big Choices”.Forming Heartland Media, he continued with “Red Ribbon Week” and “PeaceTalks” teaching students to make positive choices.“SOS: Saving Our Schools from Hate and Violence”, featured in both Time magazine and on CNN, filmed after the tragic Columbine disaster. His new series: “Lifesteps” builds the social and emotional intelligence in youth and has already received the Parents Choice Award for his work in promoting nonviolence with youth, Dr. Michael Pritchard was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Hartwick University and winning, 2001 Lewis Hine’s Award for Service to Children & Youth Certificate of Appreciation and the 2002 Marin Community Foundations Beryl Buck Fund Award for achievement in Promoting Nonviolence.As an extension of Heartland Media, he established Heartland Media Foundation building character and emotional intelligence, violence prevention, inciting motivation and leadership in both youth and adults to improve schools and communities. The foundation provides youth guidance programs, including video, print curriculum, and live presentations by Michael Pritchard to aid in schools and communities where the funding is limited.

To book Michael Pritchard call Executive Speakers Bureau at 800-754-9404.

At Your Conference...

Dr. Pritchard is a highly acclaimed keynote speaker at countless conventions and conferences nationwide. He offers an entertaining yet powerfully inspiring message to educate his adult audiences. His programs on wellness have been seen by thousands!

His audiences include business leaders, teachers, counselors, school administrators, health care workers, law enforcement groups, government employees and youth advocacy professionals. His use of humor and humanitarian observations always leaves his audience both enlightened and inspired.

At Your School...

How it works! Dr. Michael Pritchard addresses a student body and educates by giving students the tools and confidence needed to make a positive change for themselves and the school community.

Using his unique humorous style, he empowers his young audience to listen and influences them to make good choices. While in your community, Mr. Pritchard offers sessions for faculty, administration and parents as well as facilitating small break out sessions.

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