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Mission, Vision, Values and Annual Report


The Student Advocacy Center of Michigan works collaboratively with underserved students, and their families, to stay in school, realize their rights to a quality public education, grow and experience success.

– Adopted September 2017


Every student in school, supported and engaged.

– Adopted May 2014

Organizational Values:

  • A robust public education is a human right and essential to a thriving democracy.
  • The student’s voice is essential in all endeavors.
  • We work collaboratively with the student, family, school and community to best meet the needs of each student.
  • We work to build the resources of the families we work with and empower them to make a difference for the student.
  • Using what we learn from each case, we work together with families and students to affect system-level changes.
– Adopted November 2013, revised in November 2014

Strategic Plan

Adopted September 2017: SAC Strategic Plan 2017-2020

Adopted January 2014: SAC Strategic Plan 2014-2017

Annual Report

2016-2017: SAC Annual Report for 2016-2017

2015-2016: SAC Annual Report for 2015-2016

2014-2015: SAC Annual Report for 2014-2015

2013-2014: SAC Annual Report for 2013-2014

2012-2013: SAC Annual Report 2013

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In Arabic, here.

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