This page contains the District 72 PR Toolbox for new Toastmasters.

The PR Toolbox aims to guide you through the wealth of material that is available on the District 72 website, the Toastmasters International website and otherwise. This part of the Toolbox is aimed at new Toastmasters. To view other parts of the Toolbox, please refer to the Toolbox Page.

Target Audience: new Toastmaster
Purpose of this material: Assist new members to start developing communication and leadership skills one step at a time, with many opportunities for awards and recognition along the way.

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Item Tools and Resources Description Where to find?
7b Features, Benefits and Value Chart A membership and club growth chart to illustrate how the Toastmasters programme benefits individuals, corporates and employees. FBV Chart (PDF, opens in new window)
3c Education Programme and Membership Pack The educational programme is the heart of every Toastmasters Club. It provides members with a proven curriculum that develops communication and leadership skills one step at a time.

The following manuals get you started in both the Communication and Leadership tracks: 
  • Competent Communication
  • Competent Leadership
  • Your Speaking Voice
  • Effective Evaluation
  • Gestures: Your Body Speaks
Education Programme

Or your club president or VP Education Officer will hand these to you once you have signed up
4c Competent Communication Manual The 10 speech projects in this manual will help you develop your speaking skills one step at a time. When you finish all of the projects, you are eligible for Competent Communicator (CC) recognition. Complete the CC application in the manual and ask your Vice President Education to submit it online to World Headquarters. You'll receive a CC certificate and, if this is your first CC award, two Advanced Communication Series manuals free of charge. Communication Track
5c Competent Leadership Manual The Competent Leadership manual features 10 projects, which you complete while serving in various meeting roles and participating in other club activities such as helping with a newsletter or getting involved with a membership building campaign. An evaluator will give you feedback on each project, helping you to improve. Leadership Track
6c Toastmasters Magazine A monthly publication that explores the topics of leadership and communication Toastmasters Magazine
7c Additional speaking resources If you would like to carry out a role within your club, use this guideline to help you carry out any role within the club to your best ability. Public Speaking Tips 
8c Club Leadership roles Enhance your Toastmaster experience by taking on a role within your club. We are always looking for new members with new ideas to keep the clubs operating so that they can help newcomers to improve their leadership and communication skills. Leadership Central