Revitalized Education Program
Update for Chief Ambassadors
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Reality Check
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 Toastmasters Education Program (1924 – Present)
 1942 – Basic Training manual was introduced
 198...
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 Critical to our future
 Opportunity to have an education program
based on current best practices
...
Thank you
Chief Ambassadors
Thank you
District Leaders
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How & When We Will Get There
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How & When We Will Get There
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 Analyze (August 2010 – December 2012)
 Design (January 2013 – August 2013)
 Develop (September 20...
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 Strategic Plan
 Board Committees
 Member Surveys
 Validate learning through Toastmasters
materia...
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 Competencies Identified
 Public Speaking
 Interpersonal Communication
 Leading and Managing
 Le...
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Educational Roadmap
 Guiding Principles
 Experiential
Learning
 Self-paced
Program
 Peer Feedback...
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Education Program Track
Level 1
Prescribed projects
Level 2
Prescribed projects
Elected projects
Leve...
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Tailored Path
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
Public Speaking...
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Educational Roadmap
 5 levels of achievement in each path
 10 to 12 total projects
 Combination of...
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How it Will Work
 Assessment
 Ice Breaker
 Club meeting format
 Adding two-minute speeches for pr...
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Content Creation
 Three phases of content outlines & scripting
 Phase 1: September 2013 – May 2014
...
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Example
Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
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Example
Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
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Example
Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
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Example
Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
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Example
Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
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Example
Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
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Formalize Mentoring
 Objective
 To provide a standardized program where
experienced mentors encoura...
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Virtual Learning Environment
• What is it?
• How will it be used?
• Why is it important?
Develop (Sep...
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Preparing Our Members
 Change Management
 Influencers
 Learning Masters
 Ambassadors
 Board/Regi...
www.toastmasters.org
Recognition
 Member-specific recognition
 Award titles
 DCP impact and adjustments
 DRP impact an...
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 Beta Test (February – April 2015)
 Debug (April – May)
 Print English manuals and supporting mate...
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Once the revitalized education program
launches, we will continually evaluate its
effectiveness on al...
www.toastmasters.org
• Produce a world-class education program
that truly empowers members to become
more effective commun...
www.toastmasters.org
• Attend webinars
• Present at district events
• Partner with district leadership
• Beta test
What is...
www.toastmasters.org
• Development
• Making a difference
• Improved communication
Our Partnership with You
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  1. 1. Revitalized Education Program Update for Chief Ambassadors
  2. 2. www.toastmasters.org Reality Check
  3. 3. www.toastmasters.org  Toastmasters Education Program (1924 – Present)  1942 – Basic Training manual was introduced  1980s – Advanced Communication and Leadership manuals  2006 – Competent Leader manual  2010 – Strategic Plan Where We’ve Been
  4. 4. www.toastmasters.org  Critical to our future  Opportunity to have an education program based on current best practices  Larger in scope  Real-world relevance  Incorporation of leadership roles  Fit into the club format  Recognize cultural impacts and values  Enable us to realize opportunities Where We’re Heading
  5. 5. Thank you Chief Ambassadors
  6. 6. Thank you District Leaders
  7. 7. www.toastmasters.org How & When We Will Get There
  8. 8. www.toastmasters.org How & When We Will Get There
  9. 9. www.toastmasters.org  Analyze (August 2010 – December 2012)  Design (January 2013 – August 2013)  Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)  Implement (February 2015 – July 2015)  Evaluate (July and forward) Program Plan
  10. 10. www.toastmasters.org  Strategic Plan  Board Committees  Member Surveys  Validate learning through Toastmasters materials Analyze (August 2010 – December 2012)
  11. 11. www.toastmasters.org  Competencies Identified  Public Speaking  Interpersonal Communication  Leading and Managing  Leading Strategically  Building Confidence Design (January 2013 – August 2013)
  12. 12. www.toastmasters.org Educational Roadmap  Guiding Principles  Experiential Learning  Self-paced Program  Peer Feedback  Mentoring Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
  13. 13. www.toastmasters.org Education Program Track Level 1 Prescribed projects Level 2 Prescribed projects Elected projects Level 3 Prescribed projects Elected projects Level 2 Prescribed projects Elected projects Level 3 Prescribed projects Elected projects Level 4 Prescribed projects Elected projects Level 3 Prescribed projects Elected projects Level 4 Prescribed projects Elected projects Level 5 Prescribed projects Elected projects Public Speaking LeadingStrategically Level 1 Prescribed projects Level 2 Prescribed projects Elected projects Level 3 Prescribed projects Elected projects Level 2 Prescribed projects Elected projects Level 3 Prescribed projects Elected projects Level 4 Prescribed projects Elected projects Level 3 Prescribed projects Elected projects Level 4 Prescribed projects Elected projects Level 5 Prescribed projects Elected projects
  14. 14. www.toastmasters.org Tailored Path Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Public Speaking LeadingStrategically
  15. 15. www.toastmasters.org Educational Roadmap  5 levels of achievement in each path  10 to 12 total projects  Combination of required and elective projects  Significant achievement at levels 3 and 5  DTM achievement through two or more paths  More projects on evaluation Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
  16. 16. www.toastmasters.org How it Will Work  Assessment  Ice Breaker  Club meeting format  Adding two-minute speeches for project- specific credit Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
  17. 17. www.toastmasters.org Content Creation  Three phases of content outlines & scripting  Phase 1: September 2013 – May 2014  Phase 2: April 2014 – July 2014  Phase 3: June 2014 – September 2014  Educational materials will be translated into eight languages  Leadership roles Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
  18. 18. www.toastmasters.org Example Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
  19. 19. www.toastmasters.org Example Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
  20. 20. www.toastmasters.org Example Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
  21. 21. www.toastmasters.org Example Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
  22. 22. www.toastmasters.org Example Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
  23. 23. www.toastmasters.org Example Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
  24. 24. www.toastmasters.org Formalize Mentoring  Objective  To provide a standardized program where experienced mentors encourage, guide, and support protégés to grow  Eligibility requirements for participation  Virtual or in-person Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
  25. 25. www.toastmasters.org Virtual Learning Environment • What is it? • How will it be used? • Why is it important? Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
  26. 26. www.toastmasters.org Preparing Our Members  Change Management  Influencers  Learning Masters  Ambassadors  Board/Region Advisors  District Leaders Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
  27. 27. www.toastmasters.org Recognition  Member-specific recognition  Award titles  DCP impact and adjustments  DRP impact and adjustments Develop (September 2013 – January 2015)
  28. 28. www.toastmasters.org  Beta Test (February – April 2015)  Debug (April – May)  Print English manuals and supporting materials  2nd Beta Test (May – June 2015)  Launch (July/August 2015)  Phased rollout by user type  New members  Current members  All members  Parallel Programs Implement (February 2015 – July 2015)
  29. 29. www.toastmasters.org Once the revitalized education program launches, we will continually evaluate its effectiveness on all fronts, to make sure it is meeting members’ needs and is the best program possible. Evaluate (July and forward)
  30. 30. www.toastmasters.org • Produce a world-class education program that truly empowers members to become more effective communicators and leaders • Preserve Toastmasters’ rich history and culture • Communicate through the process Our Commitment
  31. 31. www.toastmasters.org • Attend webinars • Present at district events • Partner with district leadership • Beta test What is Your Role?
  32. 32. www.toastmasters.org • Development • Making a difference • Improved communication Our Partnership with You
  33. 33. www.toastmasters.org Questions?

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