District 100 Virtual Learning Lab






 

Are you...
  • thinking about joining a Toastmasters Club?
  • a new member of a Toastmasters Club?
  • an experienced Toastmaster whose ready to grow?
Learning Lab is the solution for YOU!
 
Join us at an upcoming Learning Lab to discover all the amazing benefits that comes with being a part of Toastmasters.   
Learning Labs are...
  • Held the 1st Sunday of every month 
  • Comprised of three sessions at 1 hour each
  • Provided for free to existing members and the general public

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

11:00 AM
-
12:00 PM

Member Experience

Developing Quality Speech Topics

Pathways & Beyond
Ice Breaker

Club Experience

Club Officer Training PRE/VPE/SEC

Club Officer Training  VPM/VPPR/TRE/SAA

Leader Experience

Developing Leaders Building Teams

How to be a Super new Sponsor/Mentor

Member Experience

Developing Quality

Speech Topics

 

 

You are scheduled to give a speech at your club.  You are now wondering what to talk about!  Choosing a topic can be more challenging than giving the actual speech.  In this session, we will provide a framework for helping you to choose an interesting and suitable speech topic.

Objectives: 

  • Learn the components to think about in selecting a topic

  • Learn how to match your topic with your audience

  • Share and discuss a sample list of interesting and quality speech topics

  • How Toastmasters  …

Pathways & Beyond

Ice Breaker

 

 

Are you ready for that first speech?  All paths in Pathways begin Level 1 with the Ice Breaker Project and speech.  Imagine yourself becoming a great “icebreaker” speaker!  If you want to learn or polish this particular speech, this session is designed especially for you.

 

Objectives:

  • Introduce the first project in the Pathways learning experience

  • Demonstrate to members how to proceed through the project online and complete each section successfully

  • Assist the members in developing the speech

  • Determine when to present the speech to the club

Club Experience

Club Officer Training

PRE/VPE/SEC

If you missed the previous club officer training or want more training, this session is designed for you.  Research shows that if you are well trained in your officer position, your club is healthier and stronger.  Anyone holding the officer position of president, VP education or secretary and attending this session will receive credit for being trained.  If you want to increase your knowledge or think of being a club officer one day, this session is for you as well.

 

Objectives:

  • Learn the role and responsibilities for the club officer position

  • Understand the role as part of the club Executive Committee and part of the TEAM  that builds and sustains EXCELLENCE.

  • Discuss methods for implementing the club officer position

  • Learn the resources available for club officers

Club Officer Training

VPM/VPPR/TRE/SAA

If you missed the previous club officer training or want more training, this session is designed for you.  Research shows that if you are well trained in your officer position, your club is healthier and stronger.  Anyone holding the officer position of VP membership, VP public relations, treasurer or sergeant at arms and attending this session will receive credit for being trained.  If you want to increase your knowledge or think of being a club officer one day, this session is for you as well.

Objectives:

  • Learn the role and responsibilities for the club officer position

  • Understand the role as part of the club Executive Committee and part of the TEAM  that builds and sustains EXCELLENCE.

  • Discuss methods for implementing the club officer position

  • Learn the resources available for club officers.

Leader Experience

Developing Leaders 

Building Teams

 

Good teamwork is essential for good performance in any organization.  It signifies that people are working toward a sharing purpose and goal.  In doing so, they are sharing their varied skills in complementary roles and in cooperating with each other.  Toastmasters’ leadership is better accomplished if it is happening with teams.  This session is designed to help leaders build teams and to help support them.

 

Objectives:

  • Definition of a team

  • Why are teams important

  • What are the characteristics of a team

  • Methods for building teams

  • Stages of Team Development

How to be a Super new Club Sponsor/Mentor

You want to try your hand in leading?  You need to serve in one of the roles for credit towards a DTM award?  You want to experience helping others?  You want to give back what you have gained?  This session is designed for these purposes.  We need super club sponsors and mentors for our new clubs.  This is a good time to throw your hat in the ring and try. It is a fun way of developing leadership skills.  This session is for you.

 

Objectives:

  • Learn the roles and responsibilities of a new club sponsor and mentors

  • Determine what opportunities that are available for each position

  • Possibly be assigned to a new club with the appropriate designation

  • If having filled a position, receive credit for serving