District 100 Learning Lab

Are you new to Toastmasters?
Or, experienced and want  to learn more?
Join us at Learning Lab on the 1st Sunday of every month
10am-1pm to discover all your Toastmasters’ Membership
entitles you to.  Classes are 1 hour each.  Attend one or many!  
See the schedule below for the classes offered this month.  
There is a vast world that awaits you!

Learning Lab is now
virtual and is FREE to attend.

RSVP for August 2nd Here

Which VIRTUAL classes will you attend?

(Choose only one per time slot)

Member Experience - Learning Lab Room 1

  • Controlling Fear of Public Speaking 10 - 11 am

  • Introduction to Pathways 11am - 12 pm

  • Pathways & Beyond: Pathway Evaluations   12-1pm

Club Experience - Learning Lab Room 2

  • Club Officer Make Up Training 10 - 11 am 

  • Monitoring Club Progress 11 am - 12 pm

  • Effective Executive Meetings 12 pm - 1 pm

Leadership Experience - Learning Lab Room 3

  • Developing Leaders: Making Teams  12 - 1 pm

  • Journey to DTM (Distinguished Toastmaster) 12 - 1 pm

  • How to be  Super Club Sponsor, Mentor or Club Coach 12 - 1pm

Course Descriptions

 

Membership Experience

PATHWAYS EDUCATION

Continue your journey of personal and professional development through Pathways! As the foundation of your Toastmasters experience, Pathways is designed to help you build the competencies you need to communicate and lead. This in depth session will explore the nuts and bolts of how Pathways works.  Discover how to manage your education!  If you are a BaseCamp Manager, learn the details of member tracking and approvals.

Toastmasters 360°

Getting the most from your Toastmasters Membership. New to Toastmasters or an experienced member who wants more? Learn all that our organization has to offer with this 1 hour information session. From contests to leadership to professional speaking, your membership dues bring you many opportunities 

Club Experience

 
CLUB COACH

An overview of best practices to set you up for this role in assisting a struggling club. Learn proven methods and the best way to help you and your struggling club become Distinguished.

CLUB MENTOR

An overview of best practices for the role of assisting a newly formed club.  Have all the tolls you need to teach new members how to be a successful Toastmasters club that will bring excellence and value to members for years to come.  Learn how to leave a legacy!

QUALIFIED SPEAKER WORKING GROUP

Interested in becoming a Qualified Speaker in District 100?  Need a venue to practice your qualified speech with your mentor?  This is a great time and place to accomplish your goals.

AS (ACCREDITED SPEAKER)
WORKING GROUP

Connect with others working toward Accredited Speaker.  Give an extended speech you are working on.  Discuss accomplishment and challenges.

HPL (HIGH PERFORMANCE LEADERSHIP) SESSION

Are you ready to complete a project at work?  At home?  In Toastmasters?  Bring your committee and get advice from an experienced member to make your project a success.

CLUB OFFICER TRAINING

Improve your experience as a club officer and fulfill your responsibilities by spending an hour learning about your role, how it helps your fellow members and where you fit in with the other club officers.  This class is designed as a makeup training for the formal District 100 training, or, outside of the Toastmasters International training period, a refresher course for interim club officers.

SUCCESS PLANS

Get A Head start! Club/Area/Division Level Success Plan development.  A great class to get your first draft done!

SUCCESS PLAN WORKING GROUP

Need a quiet space to discuss your success plan?  Want feedback and input from experienced leaders?  Join us for 60 minutes of intense, valuable work time.

DASHBOARD FOR OFFICERS

Toastmasters International has a wealth of resources to assist club officers. Discover ways to make your officer role more fulfilling and improve your club’s performance with these time tested tools.

DEVELOP SUCCESSFUL TEAMS

Continue your journey of personal and professional development through Pathways! As the foundation of your Toastmasters experience, Pathways is designed to help you build the competencies you need to communicate and lead. This in depth session will explore the nuts and bolts of how Pathways works.  Discover how to manage your education!  If you are a BaseCamp Manager, learn the details of member tracking and approvals.

ESTABLISH NEW CLUBS

In this session, area and division directors as well as any member interested in building a club will identify the requirements for establishing clubs.  Attend this session and learn the best ways to start a club strong and bring the benefits of Toastmasters membership to others for years to come.

THRIVE IN THE DISTRICT RECOGNITION PROGRAM

District 100 has numerous incentives this year based on the core Toastmasters principles and goals.  Join us to learn how working the Distinguished Club Program, building new clubs, and bringing excellence to your member experience will garner rewards for you and your club!

KEY TO GREAT EVALUATIONS

Speech and Leadership Performance evaluations are the cornerstone of the Toastmasters program.  By providing useful and concise evaluations containing accomplishments and opportunities for improvement, we help each other grow and improve.  Come discover the best practices for creating these effective evaluations.

PARLIMENTARIAN

Learn this invaluable skill to run meetings efficiently and effectively.  Cut the amount of time you’re stuck in meetings and insure that decisions and deliverables are properly recorded and assigned.

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
D100 LEADERSHIP INFORMATION SERIES

Thinking of expanding your Toastmasters leadership education?  Attend this enlightening class that will give you the tools you need to decide your next steps along your leadership path.

ENHANCE CLUB QUALITY

As Area and Division Directors, you support clubs in creating an environment of mutual support and enrichment by soliciting club needs and offering perspective and knowledge. In this session, you consider how to gather information about clubs and identify ways to enhance their quality and performance.  The Area Director’s Club Visit Report (Item 1471) is the tool used to assess the overall quality of clubs. Learn how best to utilize this tool to support your clubs and provide an effective Toastmasters evaluation that is valuable to the club officer and the District It is also a valuable resource for the district because, once completed, the report identifies how district leaders can best support the club.

* This session focuses on Area Director Visit Reports.
# These sessions are required Area & Division Director Training

CONTROLLING FEAR OF PUBLIC SPEAKING

Fear of public speaking manifests itself in different ways.  It isn’t the same for everybody—and the timing as well as the symptoms can differ.  Well-known examples of speech anxiety including pounding heart, sweating, a shaking voice, and dry mouth.  Other less common symptoms are forgetting completely what you want to say, not being able to see the audience, and losing your voice altogether.  If you have experienced any of these feelings, this sessoion is for you.  It won’t cure the problem,however, it will provide techniques to help control the problem.

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