Through her powerful keynotes, Tara inspires audiences to embrace the power of authentic connections and high expectations in order to unleash the potential in our youth.

Award-winning speaker, trainer, educator and author Tara Brown. In her keynotes and workshops, Tara is passionate about the power of connections to shift attitudes, transform culture, and unleash potential.  She has inspired audiences of teachers and administrators from DC to Dubai, from Baltimore to Beirut, to reach their students through the sheer strength of authentic relationships.

Tara has inspired audiences from DC to Dubai,
to reach youth through the sheer strength of deeper connections.

Powerful Speaking

Listeners leave Tara’s keynotes recharged and renewed, moved to tears and to action, and—most important— ready to make a life-altering difference in the lives of youth.
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Inspiring Educators

Tara’s presentations and workshops are high energy, humorous, well-researched, and filled with practical ideas and techniques for making connections and getting results in the classroom. Learn more >> 

Preparing Parents

Parents struggling to connect with their teens have dubbed Tara “The Teen Whisperer” for her expertise in helping both kids and parents navigate these difficult times Learn more >>


85 Proven Strategies to Connect in Your Classroom

Tara's book is a direct, easy guide providing 85 practical, proven strategies that any teacher can immediately begin implementing on day one. With intentional action using these strategies, relationships between students and teachers will become stronger and classrooms can be transformed. Get the book >>

Where Tara's Going


July 19     Victory Over Violence Conference … Lexington, KY (Keynote, Breakout Session)
July 20     Las Vegas SDE (Staff Development for Educators) Natl School Discipline Conference (Present  4 Breakout Sessions)
July 25     Giles County, TN … (District Wide Keynote)
July 28     Bradford School District, West TN … (Full Day District Training)
July 29     Haywood County Schools, East TN… (District Wide Keynote)


Aug 2       Elkins Middle School, Atlanta … *(1/2 Day Training)
Aug 4       Sequatchie County TN … (6 Hour Training District Wide)
Aug 5       ECHS Best Practices Summit (Early College HS), Austin, TX … (Keynote)
Aug 10     TX Network of Youth Services, Houston … (Keynote)
Aug 11    ACISD (Aransas County Independent School Dist) Rockport, TX (Keynote)
Aug 12     Pasco High School, FL … (Teacher/Staff Training)
Aug 16     Sharyland High School, Mission, TX … (Full Day Training)
Aug 18     Baltimore Related Services (Keynote)
Aug 19     Virginia Symposium Support Service (Keynote)