Paul Tough

Writer & Speaker


Paul speaks on a number of topics, including education, child development, parenting, and community-building. For questions about lectures and speaking engagements, please contact Charles Yao, Director of Speakers at the Lavin Agency, at For more information, please visit the Lavin Agency’s speaker’s page for Paul.


Mar 3 2020

Miami, FL

Time: 10:30am

Speech at Strong Start to Finish Conference

Paul will discuss The Years That Matter Most in a speech at the Learning Network Convening hosted by Strong Start to Finish. JW Marriott Miami, 1109 Brickell Avenue. More Information >

Nov 3 2016

Miami, FL

Time: 8:30am

Keynote Speech at FCIS Convention

Paul will discuss Helping Children Succeed in a keynote speech at the Florida Council for Independent Schools annual convention at the Hyatt Regency in Miami. More Information >

Jun 22 2015

Orlando, FL

Time: 2:00pm

Keynote at Brightspace Conference

Paul will discuss How Children Succeed in a keynote speech at the Brightspace Fusion conference at the Orlando World Center Marriott. More Information >

Jun 12 2015

St. Petersburg, FL

Time: 8:45am

Speech at Leadership Florida Annual Meeting

Paul will discuss How Children Succeed in a keynote speech at the annual meeting of Leadership Florida. Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club. More Information >

Apr 24 2013

Tampa, FL

Time: 6:30pm

Teaching Excellence Lecture

Paul will discuss How Children Succeed at Jefferson High School in the opening lecture of the 2013 Teaching Excellence Lecture Series, sponsored by the Hillsborough Education Foundation. Jefferson High School is at 4401 West Cypress Street. More Information >