Upcoming Trainings:

At TLI, world-class speaker Tom Otstot demonstrated the difference in a “stock” slide show and one that packs a punch. In just a short session, he demonstrated how good a PowerPoint can be. Now, with this extended two-hour training, Tom will show us HOW to create an amazing slide show that will keep your audience engaged. This demonstration is a must-see and participate, and is open to all Toastmasters, nationwide.

Click HERE to register.

ImageLark Doley, DTM, served as the 2018-19 Toastmasters International President. Lark has been a member of Toastmasters International since 1990. In her professional life, Lark has worked as a Marketing Manager for Texas Instruments, owned a successful manufacturing business called Second Wave, Inc., and now works for Maximus as their Texas Project Enrollment Broker Training Manager. Lark often wears Gold at Toastmaster events to signify the Golden benefits we receive from Toastmasters without paying the price of Gold to receive them. Lark resides in a lighthouse home on Lake Travis near Austin, Texas, USA, that her late husband Roger built in honor of her father-in-law Arthur.

Which leadership roles in Toastmasters have you held? What have you gained? What have others gained from your leadership service? Let’s explore the leadership opportunities open to us in Toastmasters. Lark will share her leadership journey and invite you to consider your next step in Toastmasters leadership.

Register HERE.

David Hopper will walk you through the Moments of Truth and the Distinguished Club Program. This training will feature what it takes to be a distinguished club and how your club can be successful.

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October 14th 7pm – How to use Facebook for club successhttps://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wn56qYZPQi-5pZAXDxTOjw

October 21st 7.30pm – How to host and advertise an open house in a virtual worldhttps://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_s_di0OuITKKDsTeFcRxtIA

October 28th 7pm – How to use Youtube to promote your clubs https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mJVuB2NBQaqoQbd2Uyn16w

November 11th 7pm – Learn Twitter with Liz Shawhttps://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GyoWIhmgSJmjYX7FELVBBg

November 4th 7pm – Pinterest for Clubs – https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mgmuiVIjR3aP5XV2Or9_Ww

November 18th 7pm – LinkedIn With Alison Bell – https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_13ETlrULQXGD-RAKCiYFnQ

Contest Trainings:

Each week, we’ll set aside an hour to tour the 2021 revisions and content of the Contest Rule Book –speech type, by speech type.  As a contest manager, judge or contestant it’s important to understand all the nuances to conducting and participating in speech contests. Join us for these interactive and robust conversations on contest rules from cover to cover and discover what you may not have known about speech contests!

General Contest Rules + Video/Virtual Contests – Saturday, October 3 (11:00 AM – 120:00 AM)

International Speech Contest – Saturday, October 10 (11:00 AM – 120:00 AM)

Humorous Speech Contest – Saturday, October 17  (11:00 AM – 120:00 AM)

Evaluation, Table Topics & Tall Tales Contests – Saturday, October 24 (11:00 AM – 120:00 AM)

Speech Contest Checklists, Materials, Resources & Other Considerations – Saturday, November 14 (11:00 AM – 120:00 AM)

Mock Contest Management Training –  Saturday, November 21 (9:00 AM – 10:30 AM)

Experiential Learning is what we do best. To prepare both contestants and contest judges, we’re scheduling a series of mock virtual contests Now that the rules are clear, the next step is to help speakers and judges adapt to a virtual speaking space. It’s not as obvious as most think it is. Join us for these interactive and robust conversations on how to prepare and deliver speeches for a virtual competition space and what to look for in a championship speech!

What’s Different About Virtual Contest Space? – Saturday, October 17 (9:00 – 10:30 Am)

International & Humorous Speech Contests – Saturday, October 24 (9:00 – 10:30 Am)

Tall Tales Speech Contests – Saturday, October 31 (9:00 – 10:30 Am)

Evaluation & Table Topics Contests – Saturday, November 14 (9:00 – 10:30 Am)

Mock Contest Management Training – Saturday, November 21 (9:00 – 10:30 Am)

Training from Other Districts:

More Training Opportunities:

August 2020 D3 Website Tour — Part 1: Home Page & Speakers Bureau

August 2020 D3 Website Tour — Part 2: District

August 2020 D3 Website Tour — Part 3: Guest Info & Member Resources

August 2020 D3 Website Tour — Part 4: Events

August 2020 D3 Website Tour — Part 5: Media & Contact Us

August 2020 D3 Website Tour — Part 6: Members

SMaC Training 101

SMac Training 201