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Telling Tales

Please come to our annual event, a powerful night of storytelling, on Friday, April 12, 2019, at Scarlett Middle School.

Tickets available at the door.

Learn more about past Telling Tales here.

The Student Advocacy Center presents: “Telling Tales Out of School,” a live storytelling fundraising event.  Come and celebrate the art and craft of live storytelling, while supporting the Student Advocacy Center and its work ensuring our most vulnerable students stay in school and realize their rights to a quality public education.

Friday, April 12, 2019 at Scarlett Middle School, 3300 Lorraine St., Ann Arbor, MI 48108.

Tickets: $30 at the door / $10 with Student ID (middle school and up welcome)

6:30 p.m. “Empty Chair” Art Exhibit (Ypsilanti Community High School art students). Mingling. Snacks. 50-50 raffle tickets. “Typewriter Poems” by A. Probst (personalized poems typed live, by request for $5). Music by a string quartet from Pioneer High School.

7 p.m. Doors open

The show starts promptly at 7:30 and ends at 9:30 p.m.

Featuring Lincoln High School choirs, Moth Double Grand Slam Winner Camille Woods, stories by SAC students, mini-documentary by former CNN correspondent Tony Collings, dramatic piece with EMU students in partnership with Engage @EMU.

Go! Ice Cream sundaes, Zingerman’s goodies, Dee’s Cotton Candy, and much more!

Rethink Discipline

In August of 2017, Michigan’s state discipline code dramatically changed, ending zero tolerance and requiring that lesser interventions be considered. We’ve put together a page of resources to help — everything from a process to revise your codes of conduct to a tool to analyze your code of conduct to professional development suggestions.

Click here to check out the page. And be sure to email us with your ideas of what should be added at contact (at)