Toastmasters Youth Leadership Farrington High School - Session One


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Youth Leadership Presentation - Session One - Farrington High School - Sponsored by Phoenix Rising Honolulu Toastmasters Club at University of Phoenix Hawaii Campus

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Toastmasters Youth Leadership Farrington High School - Session One

  1. 1. WELCOME to Youth Leadership!
  2. 2. Phoenix Rising Honolulu Toastmasters Club
  3. 3. George Carroll, M.Ed. <ul><li>K-12 Education Liaison </li></ul><ul><li>University of Phoenix - Hawaii Campus </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Leadership Coordinator </li></ul>
  4. 4. Dr. Deb Hornsby <ul><li>Campus College Chair </li></ul><ul><li>College of Education </li></ul><ul><li>University of Phoenix – Hawaii Campus </li></ul>
  5. 5. Veronica Trujillo <ul><li>Academic Affairs Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>University of Phoenix – Hawaii Campus </li></ul>
  6. 6. What is Toastmasters? <ul><li>Toastmasters is a world renowned educational program designed to help people become better speakers, better listeners, and more effective leaders. There are clubs in over 100 countries. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Youth Leadership Program <ul><li>This eight-week program is a local community outreach program designed to help you develop your speaking and leadership skills. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Why are we here? <ul><li>The ability to clearly express your thoughts to others often determines how successful you are in life. </li></ul><ul><li>Good speaking skills are acquired through practice. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Choose a partner you do not know well </li></ul><ul><li>Interview each other (3 minutes) </li></ul><ul><li>Ex: Why are you interested in joining this Youth Leadership group ? </li></ul><ul><li>Ex: What is your favorite pastime? </li></ul><ul><li>The objective is to find out what makes your partner unique </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce your partner to the group (1 minute) using the information from the interview </li></ul>Let’s Get Acquainted!
  10. 10. Chairmanship <ul><li>Over the course of your life, you will attend many meetings. </li></ul><ul><li>Chairmanship and group discussion rules are used in all organizations. </li></ul><ul><li>A chairman knows meeting rules and parliamentary procedure. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Let’s go to the movies!
  12. 12. Role of the Chairman <ul><li>Not a dictator, but a leader who knows… </li></ul><ul><li>the basic rules of procedure </li></ul><ul><li>the business to be conducted </li></ul><ul><li>the order of business </li></ul><ul><li>his or her own rights and rights of members </li></ul>
  13. 13. Tips for Good Meetings <ul><li>Have an agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Start and end the meeting on time </li></ul><ul><li>Keep the discussion on track </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage everyone to participate </li></ul><ul><li>Make certain the meeting’s purpose is accomplished </li></ul>
  14. 14. Nominations and Elections <ul><li>Slate One & Slate Two </li></ul><ul><li>President </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President </li></ul><ul><li>Secretary </li></ul><ul><li>Sergeant-At-Arms </li></ul>
  15. 15. President <ul><li>Presides over meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Is responsible for the planning and organization of meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Makes sure officers and participants are prepared </li></ul>
  16. 16. Vice President <ul><li>Assists president in program planning </li></ul><ul><li>Assumes duties of president if president is absent </li></ul><ul><li>Acts as timer for Table Topics exercise (1 or 2 minutes) and individual speeches (4 to 5 minutes) </li></ul>
  17. 17. Secretary <ul><li>Keeps records of each meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Reads minutes of previous meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Assists coordinator in keeping rolls, distributing materials, and communicating with group members when required </li></ul>
  18. 18. Sergeant-at-Arms <ul><li>Is responsible for equipment storage and preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Prepares the meeting place for each meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Is responsible for physical comfort of guests and members during meetings (seating, lighting, air conditioning, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Assists president in keeping order </li></ul>
  19. 19. The “Nomination” Procedure <ul><li>Stand up and say, I nominate _________________ for the office of _________________. </li></ul><ul><li>When Slate One is completed, you will nominate Slate Two. </li></ul><ul><li>“ I move the nominations be closed.” </li></ul><ul><li>Another one says, “I second the motion.” </li></ul>
  20. 20. Speech Evaluation <ul><li>How do you stand as a speaker? (p.6 in your Workbook) </li></ul><ul><li>Using the Evaluation Guide (handout) – we will all evaluate each other at each session. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Ballot Distribution <ul><li>Slate One or Slate Two? </li></ul><ul><li>President </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President </li></ul><ul><li>Secretary </li></ul><ul><li>Sergeant-At-Arms </li></ul>
  22. 22. Introduction of President <ul><li>Introduction - Remarks </li></ul><ul><li>“ I now adjourn this meeting.” </li></ul>
  23. 23. Photos <ul><li>Entire group </li></ul><ul><li>Each individual </li></ul><ul><li>Elected officers (Meeting 1 – 4) </li></ul>