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Leadership Award Submission Extension
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Leadership Award Submission Extension

  By Jamie Pickering, DTM, District Director The end of the traditional education program The deadline is to submit all traditional education awards is June 30, 2020! You can find information regarding the end of the program year in the Education Program FAQ. Here are some additional things to keep in mind: All traditional education awards...

Guide for Conducting Online Toastmasters Meetings
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Guide for Conducting Online Toastmasters Meetings

Compiled by Chuck Mencke, DTM – District 25 Toastmasters – 03/19/20 This document contains several guides to help you and your club conduct effective online meetings for your Toastmasters club. I’ve gathered these documents from Toastmaster friends from around the globe that I’ve gotten to know while attending online meetings over the last few years....

Where Can I Find Evaluation Forms for My Project?
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Where Can I Find Evaluation Forms for My Project?

By Greg Pick, DTM, Pathways Coordinator Toastmasters International (TI) has made it possible to easily assess evaluation pdfs for our Pathways project lessons.  We have two locations within Basecamp to access our evaluation forms.  The first location is on the main Basecamp access page and the second location is within each Pathways project. Using Basecamp...

Pop Quiz: What does the D25 Trio, a Sextant, and Dallas all have in common?
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Pop Quiz: What does the D25 Trio, a Sextant, and Dallas all have in common?

By Jamie Pickering, DTM, District Director Pop Quiz: What does the D25 Trio, a Sextant, and Dallas all have in common? Answer: Toastmasters International Mid-Year Training! The Club Growth, Program Quality, and District Director attend training from TI twice a year. Once preceding the International Convention and then again in January.  This January we were...

Navigating a Pathways Path
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Navigating a Pathways Path

By Greg Pick, DTM, Pathways Coordinator We will describe actions for locating and navigating a Pathways path.  We will be discussing the following: Accessing your curriculum Accessing educational content on your curriculum Launching a project Navigation tips Assessing your skills – before How to access your project and evaluation for printing Assessing your skills –...

Was The President’s Breakfast A Hit?  Definitely Yes!
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Was The President’s Breakfast A Hit? Definitely Yes!

Keary Dennison, President, Nissan Toastmasters This weekend I had the pleasure of attending Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI) President’s Breakfast at Texas Wesleyan Campus in Fort Worth, Texas. If you don’t read anything else, just know that if you are a Club President, and see an opportunity to register for an officer training session that says President’s...

Where Will Pathways Take You?
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Where Will Pathways Take You?

By Steven Timmons, DTM The real question to start with is, “Where Do You Want to Go?”. You see, it is always about having a goal and then creating a plan to get you there. Pathways is simply a tool and it is partly up to you (as with every tool) to figure out how...

Helping Members Get Involved!
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Helping Members Get Involved!

By Greg Pick, DTM, Pathways Coordinator   Have you read or heard the following statements? It is easier to keep a valued member than to find new members; Get members involved early to keep their interest and allow them to see the value in our program; and Toastmasters provides an excellent program that leads to...

Pathways: An Interview with Calvin
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Pathways: An Interview with Calvin

By Greg Pick, DTM, Past District Director, Pathways Coordinator   Calvin Dorsey had progressed through Pathways rapidly – he has completed three paths in the last 18 months.  Consequently, we wanted to know how he motivated himself and overcame his fear of speaking. Questions and Answers When you started speaking how did you overcome any...