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.


Oct 15 2019

River Hills, WI

Time: 7:00pm

The Years That Matter Most at University School of Milwaukee

Paul will discuss The Years That Matter Most at University School of Milwaukee, 2100 West Fairy Chasm Road. Book signing to follow. More Information >

Jun 15 2017

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Time: 9:45am

Keynote at Trauma in Our Community conference

Paul will discuss Helping Children Succeed in a keynote speech at the first Trauma in Our Community conference, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Continuing Education and held at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center. More Information >

Nov 29 2012

Milwaukee, WI

Time: 9:00am

Discussion at Marquette University Law School

Paul will discuss How Children Succeed in Eckstein Hall with Mike Gousha, distinguished fellow in law and public policy at Marquette Law School. Followed by a panel discussion. More Information >