Category Archives: Mentoring

Division A – Evaluation Workshop

Division A – Evaluation Workshop AM Lockport will be hosting an Evaluation Workshop on Saturday, May 19th, 2018 from 9:00-2:00pm at Lockport High School – Room 230, 250 Lincoln Avenue, Lockport, NY 14094.   Click Here to Download the PDF All District 65 members … Continue reading

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Video Sidetracked

VIDEO – What To Do If You Get Sidetracked By Ilene Benz – District Marketing Committee Chair Many new and experienced speakers can get sidetracked while delivering a speech. In less than four minutes, this Toastmasters International video offers tips … Continue reading

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Pathways – May 2018

Pathways Coming to District 65 in May 2018 By Sam Mehta, DTM, PDG Per the recent announcement (Oct. 10, 2017) by Toastmaster International, the Pathways rollout in Region 9, which include District 65 and five additional districts, is estimated to … Continue reading

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Toastmasters Volunteerism

Toastmasters and Volunteerism by Sam Metha, DTM, PDG It is said that “if you can’t stand the heat, leave the kitchen.” A great majority of club and district officers take their job-responsibility seriously and execute them responsibly. I applaud them. … Continue reading

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Just Say Yes

Just Say Yes! By Keith Maderer, Club Growth Director For many of us, our toastmasters journey started with fear, anxiety, dry mouth and sweaty palms. We knew we needed help, we knew we were uncomfortable in our own skin and … Continue reading

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Paving Road To DTM

Paving the Road to Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) By Dan Ferens, DTM With Pathways coming early next year, Toastmasters will only have 24 months after that to get a DTM under the current educational program. Since DTM is the only rank … Continue reading

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Mingling Open House

Mastering Mingling at an Open House By Carina Paton Yet another wonderful opportunity to practice your mingling skills is nigh. That’s right, it’s Open House season again! As a club member, you have one of the most crucial roles at … Continue reading

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Club Meeting Roles Cheat Sheets

Club Meeting Role Cheat Sheets by Keith Maderer, DTM – Club Growth Director Every club has their own New Member Orientation program. When I was a new toastmaster, I remember being anxious about stepping up for meeting roles. My mentor, … Continue reading

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If You Fail To Plan

Tips From Our Past If You Fail To Plan, You Are Planning To Fail by Jared Kronenberg, DTM, PDG This mantra was repeated over and over during club officer trainings and district leadership sessions. I wasn’t sure what it really … Continue reading

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PATHWAYS Ice Breaker – Training Module

Test Drive The New PATHWAYS Ice Breaker Training Module by Keith Maderer, DTM – Club Growth Director, District 65 Now we can all experience what the New Toastmasters PATHWAYS learning experience will look like. Club Officers and mentors can now … Continue reading

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