Kathy Shine’s Top 10 Pathways Tips and Suggestions
Kathy Shine presented her Top 10 Tips and Suggestions in a Zoom call with Teri McGregor and other members of District 35 who attended this call April 9, 2020. Please enjoy this interactive presentation: click here
What is Your Educational Journey?
The Toastmasters Pathways learning experience offers many different routes for exploration and achievement. It’s a journey of possibilities. Pathways features online learning, cutting-edge content, interactive tools, strong mentoring and evaluation components, and a multitude of options. Exciting learning paths include Motivational Strategies, Presentation Mastery and Effective Coaching. In Pathways, members can learn nearly 300 competencies—practical skills that are transferable to the world outside Toastmasters.
This modernized learning experience is the result of years of planning and expertise by a large team, including the Board of Directors, World Headquarters staff and member volunteers. The program’s wide-ranging benefits include:
- Customized learning tailored to personal and professional goals
- Early and frequent recognition of accomplishments
- Mobile access to educational materials
- Expanded video and digital content
Progress in Toastmasters learning is a journey of self-development, designed to help you fully develop your communication and leadership skills. When Pathways launches in our area (expected in late 2017), 10 learning paths will be offered. All paths will be available online; 5 will be available in print version. 59 unique projects will provide more than 300 competencies.
- Dynamic Leadership –print version available
- Effective Coaching
- Innovative Planning
- Leadership Development – print version available
- Motivational Strategies
- Persuasive Influence
- Presentation Mastery – print version available
- Strategic Relationships – print version available
- Team Collaboration – print version available
- Visionary Communication
Every learning path consists of 14 projects (10 required, 4 elective*), and every project includes at least one speaking component. Recognition is offered along the way. Within each path, there are 5 levels of learning:
- Level 1: Mastering Fundamentals
- Level 2: Learning Your Style
- Level 3: Increasing Knowledge
- Level 4: Building Skills
- Level 5: Demonstrating Expertise
*Though members are required to complete 4 elective projects,
members have the option to complete as many electives as they would like.
Getting started? Please watch the video: Getting started with Pathways
Pathways chair Steve has some great training videos for Pathways, right here: SteveonPathways
Get more answers to your questions about Pathways
Learn More about Pathways
Part 2: Why was Pathways Created?
Part 5: Why is Pathways Valuable to You?