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 >>

Where Tara's Going 2019


May 3 Keynote-TN Dept of Ed: Chattanooga
May 20-22 Breakout Session-SEL Conference: Baltimore, MD


June 14 Keynote-TEPSA Summer Conference: Austin TX
June 26-28 Breakout Sessions Music City SEL Conference: Cane Ridge, TN


July 8-Training-Franklin Special School District: Franklin, TN (Tentative)
July 23-Training-Frankling Special School District: Franklin, TN (Tentative)
July 30-Keynote-Manchester Schools: Manchester, TN


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 >>