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.


Nov 3 2019

Cambridge, MA

Time: 6:00pm

Keynote Lecture at 12th Annual Breakthroughs in Education event

Paul will deliver a lecture about The Years That Matter Most as part of Breakthroughs in Education 2019. The talk will be held in the Mark & Lisa Schwartz Auditorium of the Ragon Institute. Tickets required. More Information (and tickets) >

Nov 4 2019

Cambridge, MA

Time: 7:00pm

The Years That Matter Most at Harvard Book Store (with Tony Jack)

Paul will discuss The Years That Matter Most in conversation with Anthony Abraham Jack at Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue. More Information >

Nov 5 2019

Springfield, MA

Time: 6:00pm

Springfield Public Forum Speech

Paul will discuss The Years That Matter Most in a speech at the Springfield Public Forum at Springfield Symphony Hall, 34 Court St. More Information >