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Why Pathways?
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Why Pathways?

By Steven Timmons, District Public Relations Manager Can you believe that we have passed the first anniversary of the Pathways learning experience rollout in District 25 – February 13, 2018.  Today, I would like to provide some reasons why more members should implement the Pathways learning experience. As I review my Club’s Roster, I see that we...

Pathways Learning Experience Trivia
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Pathways Learning Experience Trivia

By Steven Timmons, DTM, Public Relations Manager Do you know a lot about the Pathways learning experience or want to be an expert – then this post is for you.  Test your knowledge here and feel free to print this out and take to your club to use as a fun game, in your speeches...

The Navigator Has Changed
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The Navigator Has Changed

Greg Pick, DTM   Did you see our last article about using feedback to change Pathways?  Described below is the first significant change created by Toastmasters International’s Summit group.  If you have accessed the Navigator on the Pathways start page, I recommend that you access it again. What used to open up a 28-page online...

Dedicated to Change – Evaluations and Feedback Making a Difference
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Dedicated to Change – Evaluations and Feedback Making a Difference

By Allan Pickering, DTM Toastmasters is an organization dedicated to improvement and change.  How do I know?  Evaluations.  We bookend our meetings with speeches (test material – how we say and move) and evaluations (members review how our test material affected them).  We’ve ingrained in our club culture that those reviews are to be “positive...

We Don’t Need No Stinking Badges
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We Don’t Need No Stinking Badges

By Steven Timmons, DTM, Public Relations Manager Whether you have been a part of Toastmasters for one day or for many years, you realize that a big part of being a Toastmaster is recognition.  Pathways provides many opportunities to provide and receive recognition as you journey along your path.  Pathways badges serve a big part...

How Can I Find Information about the Pathways Learning Experience (Pathways)?
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How Can I Find Information about the Pathways Learning Experience (Pathways)?

By Greg Pick, DTM, D25 Pathways Coordinator Finding information is easy – just “Google” it.  Three established locations that I use and are convenient for finding information about Pathways – District 25 Pathways Resource page, articles included in each Hot Topics, and the Toastmasters International website. District 25 Pathways Resource Page On our District 25 website (www.d25toastmasters.org)...

The Navigator – A New Toastmasters Friend
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The Navigator – A New Toastmasters Friend

By Greg Pick, DTM, Immediate Past District Director, Pathways Coordinator The Navigator is the primer for the Pathways learning experience and informs members about Toastmasters meetings and other opportunities.  The document provides concise, detailed information about the Pathways learning experience and the Toastmasters program in its 23 pages and is a must read for our...

DTM Ceremony – Twenty!
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DTM Ceremony – Twenty!

By Allan Pickering, DTM, DTM Co-Chair Summit The World-Famous District 25 Distinguished Toastmaster Ceremony is nearly here! Please attend the Ceremony at 6:30 pm on November 10th at the Norris Center in vibrant downtown Fort Worth. Our DTM Ceremony is an elegant celebration of your fellow Toastmasters’ achievement of their DTM. Please do them the...

Winter TLI Season is near….
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Winter TLI Season is near….

By Tammy Kasterke, DTM, Training Chair 2018-2019   Winter TLI Season is near….  Give me a “T”!  Give me an “L”!  Give me an “I”!     Give me a “V–O–L–U–N–T–E–E–R”! What does that spell?  Opportunity, Opportunity, Opportunity!  I want Y-O-U to be on my TLI Team! In case you’ve not met me yet, I’m Tammy...