Paul Tough

Writer & Speaker

Posts Tagged ‘Maine’

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Bowdoin Speech Audio

Over at This Week in Education, Alexander Russo has turned up some audio from the speech I gave at Bowdoin College in April. I talked a lot about my forthcoming book, How Children Succeed, and also about lab rats, attachment, affluent teenagers, and my two-year-old son.

Sunday, March 18th, 2012

Conference at Bowdoin

On Friday, April 6, I’ll be giving a talk at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, as part of a two-day conference on “The New Politics of Parenthood.” My talk, drawn from the reporting I did for my forthcoming book, “How Children Succeed” is titled “How Children Succeed: Schools, Parents, and the Cultivation of Character.”

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Maine TV

From the NBC affiliate in Portland, a report on this week’s Child Welfare Conference at the University of Maine, with some footage (or inch-age) of my keynote address.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

Child Welfare Conference in Maine

On June 18, I’ll be the keynote speaker at the 16th Annual Child Welfare Conference at the University of Maine, which is just outside Bangor. According to this press release, the conference

will examine a wide range of issues most affecting children today, including poverty, education, substance abuse, serious child injury and child exploitation. The conference, titled “Hot in Child Welfare,” is designed for professionals working with children, and is open to the public. It begins at 8 a.m. at the Wells Conference Center on the UMaine campus. Registration forms and information about fees can be obtained by calling 581-2398 or emailing: