Our club helps people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators and leaders. From young professionals to experienced managers to those seeking personal growth, you’ll find a warm, supportive group that shares your goals.
Beyond communication and leadership skills, the Toastmasters program specifically targets listening, critical thinking, giving feedback, time management, planning and implementation, organization and delegation, facilitation, mentoring, motivation, and team-building.
How Toastmasters Works
At Toastmasters, members learn by speaking to groups and working with others in a supportive environment. A typical Toastmasters club is made up of approximately 20 people who meet once a week for about an hour. Each meeting gives members several opportunities:
Members learn how to plan and conduct meetings.
Give impromptu speeches
Members present one- to two-minute, impromptu speeches about assigned topics.
Present prepared speeches
Members present speeches based on projects from the Pathways learning experience—
Toastmasters’ education program. Projects cover topics such as speech organization, vocal variety, language, gestures and persuasion.
Offer constructive evaluation
Every speaker is assigned an evaluator who points out speech strengths and offers suggestions for improvement.
Pathways Learning Experience
Pathways is Toastmasters’ exciting, interactive and flexible education program. With 11 paths to choose from (and more in development), you have the option to pick which skills you want to focus on.