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.


Jul 11 2018

Las Vegas, NV

Time: 8:30am

Keynote speech at 2018 Innovative School Summit

Paul will discuss Helping Children Succeed in a keynote speech at AccuTrain’s 2018 Innovative School Summit at Caesars Palace Hotel. More Information >

Nov 14 2013

Las Vegas, NV

Time: 8:00am

Speech at School Improvement Summit

Paul will discuss How Children Succeed at the 90/90/90 School Improvement Summit, presented by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Leadership and Learning Center. Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road. More Information >

Nov 17 2012

Las Vegas, NV

Time: 8:00am

Panel at NCTE Conference, with Jeff Nelson

Paul will appear on a panel at the annual convention of the National Council of Teachers of English, along with Jeff Nelson, co-founder and C.E.O. of OneGoal. Jeff’s work is discussed at length in “How Children Succeed.” More Information >