Introduction to Pathways

Introduction to Pathways

Pathways is the name of the interactive curriculum Toastmasters uses to help strengthen your communication and leadership skills as you grow toward personal and professional success. It is is entirely self paced. You can view the official information on Pathways here. … Continued
How to Access Pathways

How to Access Pathways

Pathways is accessed through an online tool called Base Camp. Log into https://www.toastmasters.org/ Select Pathways from the menu bar Select “Go To Base Camp” Using the blue tile titled “Access my Path Through Base Camp”, select “Log in as a … Continued
Chair Person

Chair Person

The Chair Person is one of the most critical roles for any Toastmaster’s meeting. They set the theme, encourage people to sign up for roles/speeches and facilitate the overall meeting. On the week of meeting Determine a theme and question … Continued
Table Topics Evaluator

Table Topics Evaluator

The Table Topics Evaluator evaluates everyone who delivers a table topic. They do not evaluate the Table Topics Master (that is the General Evaluator’s role). Each evaluation is based on your objective opinion of the speech. It is not telling … Continued
Speech Evaluator

Speech Evaluator

The Speech Evaluator observes the speeches and offers evaluations of their efforts. The Evaluation you present can make the difference between a worthwhile or a wasted speech for your Speaker. The purpose of Evaluation is to help the Speaker become … Continued
Table Topics Master

Table Topics Master

Table Topics are impromptu speeches. The Table Topics Master hosts the round of table topics for the meeting. The purpose of the Table Topics section is to help members think on their feet and speak on a given subject for … Continued
Timer

Timer

The Timer is responsible for timing items in the meeting, and signalling at appropriate points. One of the skills in speech training is expressing oneself within a specific time. The Timer helps those at the meeting practise this. Prior to … Continued
Wordmaster

Wordmaster

Note: Other clubs often separate the functions of this role into two distinct roles (Grammarian and Ah-counter). At MetroSpeakers we combine it into a single role (Wordmaster)! Being the Wordmaster is an exercise in improving your listening skills. You have … Continued
Sergeant at Arms

Sergeant at Arms

Before the meeting Ensure the meeting location has been booked Maintain Club equipment in working order and check after every meeting to ensure adequate supplies are available Join/log into meeting prior to the 7pm start time. At the meeting (in-person) … Continued
Toastmaster

Toastmaster

The main duty of the Toastmaster is to act as the host and make introductions between the prepared speech speakers and speech evaluators. They effectively help the Chair Person facilitate a big portion of the meeting. Participants should be introduced … Continued