Resources for All Toastmasters

Here is a collection of useful resources from Toastmasters International. This page is updated on a regular basis. It is a living document. Check back to see the latest updates and improvements. Thank you!

Standards of Conduct

For more information regarding Ethics and Conduct, see Policy 3.0 and Protocol 3.0.

Resources at Toastmasters International

Resource Library at Toastmasters International

Governing Documents of Toastmasters International

Club Officer Elections

 

Distinguished Club Program and Club Success Plan

Club Success Plan Toastmasters International Year 2020-2021

Club Leadership Handbook

MEMBERSHIP BUILDING PROGRAM FOR INDIVIDUALS

Ralph Smedley Fund

Pathways Frequently Asked Questions

International Convention

COVID-19 updates from Toastmasters International

Online Meetings

Many great resources here! Check out the Banners and great tools for Public Relations.

R.I.S.E. Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence.

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Timer Zoom Backgrounds

Green. The Speaker has reached the minimum time for their speech.

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Yellow. The Speaker is still OK with the allotted time for their speech.

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Red. The Speaker has exceeded the allotted time for their speech. There is a 30 second grace period. Being over time by 31 seconds or more will disqualify the Speaker from any Contest, and may disrupt our Meeting Agenda timing.

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The Speaker is 31 seconds or over in their allotted time for their speech. Slow Flashing Red video background. Will loop in Zoom.

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The Speaker is continuing to speak past their grace period of 30 seconds, and they have not stopped after seeing the slow flashing red video. Faster Flashing Red Zoom Background with Black then COLORED BARS. Will loop in Zoom.

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Club Officer Roles

 

Immediate Past President

 

President

President Manual

President Slides PDF

 

Vice President of Education

Vice President Education Manual

Vice President Education Slides PDF

Speech Contest Tutorials

1171-speech-contest-rulebook-2019

International Speech Contest Judge’s Guide and Ballot

1172 International Speech Contest Ballot

Best Practices for Online Speech Contests

8078-Project Competencies Path

Master of Public Speaking

 

Vice President of Membership

Vice President Membership Manual

Vice President Membership Slides PDF

Membership page at Toastmasters International

434M-Online Member Flier

434P-Online Prospect Flier

 

Vice President of Public Relations

Vice President Public Relations Manual

Vice President Public Relations Slides PDF

Vice President of Public Relations Responsibilities

1140 Let the World Know

 

Secretary

Secretary Manual

Secretary Slides PDF

 

Treasurer

Treasurer Manual

Treasurer Slides PDF

 

Sergeant At Arms

Sergeant at Arms Manual

Sergeant at Arms Slides PDF

 

 

How to Rebuild a Toastmasters Club

 

Meeting Roles

A Toastmaster Wears Many Hats

Master Your Meetings

 

Accredited Speaker Program

 

Rotary International and Toastmasters International Alliance

 

Toastmasters/Rotary Educational Courses: Flash Sheet

 

The Rotary Alliance Presentation

 

Toastmasters | Rotary Brand Guidelines

 

Why Toastmasters Benefits Rotary Clubs

 

Rotary – Power in Our Connections

 

A Thrilling Alliance: Toastmasters and Rotary

 

Toastmasters’ First-Ever Virtual Convention

 

Register for the 2020 Toastmasters International Convention – FREE to all Members and Non-Members

 

2020 Toastmasters International Convention Frequently Asked Questions

 

2020 Toastmasters International Convention Agenda – August 24-29

 

Sherwood Town Criers has attained President’s Distinguished Status!

 

DTM, Distinguished Toastmaster

The Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) award represents the highest level of educational achievement in Toastmasters. The requirements to achieve the DTM will change slightly with Pathways.

Education Program

To earn the DTM designation in the traditional education program, you are required to:

  1. Earn the Competent Communicator (CC) award.
  2. Earn the Competent Leader (CL) award
  3. Serve at least six months as a club officer
  4. Serve a complete one-year term as a district officer.**
  5. Serve as a club sponsor, mentor or coach.**
  6. Participate in the preparation of a Club Success Plan.
  7. Earn your Advanced Communicator Gold or Advanced Toastmaster Gold award.
  8. Earn your Advanced Leader Silver or Advanced Leader award.*

*Please refer to each award application for a complete list of requirements.

Award Applications

Pathways learning experience:

To earn the DTM in Pathways, you are required to:

  1. Complete two learning paths.
  2. Serve as a club officer for 12 months, participate in the preparation of a Club Success Plan, and participate in a district-sponsored club officer training program. (If your club has six-month terms for officers, you can fulfill this requirement by serving as a club officer twice, but you don’t have to do it in consecutive terms.)
  3. Serve a complete one-year term as a district officer.**
  4. Serve successfully as a club mentor or coach.**
  5. Serve successfully as a club sponsor or conduct a Speechcraft or Youth Leadership program.
  6. Complete the DTM project. (Members are required to create and implement a project of their own design, in which they demonstrate the skills and expertise they have gained.)

* Please refer to the Distinguished Toastmaster Award Application for a complete list of requirements.