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 16 2013

Portland, OR

Time: 8:45am

Speech at the Oregon School Boards Association conference

Paul will discuss How Children Succeed in a speech at the annual convention of the Oregon School Boards Association. Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, Salon E. Book-signing to follow. More Information >

Apr 26 2013

Eugene, OR

Time: 5:00pm

Oregon Social Learning Center Lecture

Paul will discuss How Children Succeed at the University of Oregon School of Law as part of the OSLC’s biennial conference. This year’s theme: The Brain Meets the Blackboard. Book signing to follow. More Information >

Sep 19 2012

Portland, OR

Time: 7:30pm

Book discussion and signing at Powell’s City of Books

Paul will discuss How Children Succeed and sign books at Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside. More Information >