Presentation on theme: "Achieving Success as Vice President Education Achieving Success as Vice President Education Club Leadership Training Session."— Presentation transcript:
Achieving Success as Vice President Education Achieving Success as Vice President Education Club Leadership Training Session
1 Help officers clearly understand their roles. Provide a point of reference. Aid members when evaluating candidates for office. Facilitate communication when expectations differ. Standards for Success
2 Outside the Club Meeting Plan club meetings. Promote participation in the educational program. Orient new members. Encourage new members to participate. Assign a mentor.
3 Outside the Club Meeting Attend club executive committee meetings. Attend district council meetings. Vote at international business meetings. Arrange for your replacement or assistance. Prepare your successor for office.
4 At the Club Meeting Assign each new member before attending their fourth meeting: to be a Table Topics participant to a meeting role to give the Ice Breaker project from the CC manual
5 At the Club Meeting Ensure a club member conducts presentations from The Successful Club Series. Monitor club performance quarterly. Initial speakers Project Completion Records. Preside over the meeting when the president is absent.
6 Your Leadership Opportunity Set realistic and attainable goals. Plan how to accomplish the goals. Delegate tasks as needed.
7 Your Leadership Opportunity 1. Decide what to delegate. 2. Decide who will do the task. 3. Assign responsibility. 4. Grant authority. 5. Establish accountability. Five Steps to Delegation
8 Your Leadership Opportunity Lack of confidence in others Fear of losing control Selfishness Insecurity Reluctance Barriers to Delegation
9 Plan Club Meetings Complete meeting schedules. Confirm that meeting roles are filled.
10 Promote Participation in the Educational Program Coordinate the clubs educational program. Ensure members understand how to work through the leadership and communication tracks.
11 Promote Participation in the Educational Program Promote Participation in the Educational Program Purchase the manual for display. Discuss evaluations. Educate mentors. Track progress. Include the manual in sales pitch. Tips for Integrating the CL Manual
12 Promote Participation in the Educational Program Promote Participation in the Educational Program 1.Assign CL evaluators at every meeting. 2.Require that members bring their CL manuals. 3.Display the CL manual at every meeting. 4.Recognize when members complete CL manual projects. 5.Work with the President to promote CL at each club meeting. 10 Tips for Using the CL Manual
13 Promote Participation in the Educational Program Promote Participation in the Educational Program 6. Include accreditations for both tracks in all correspondences. 7. Post the CL Achievement Chart during meetings. 8. Ask members to perform and receive evaluations on at least three meeting roles for each speech presented. 9. Remind members to bring CL manuals on the club Web site and newsletter. 10.Ask each member who achieves the CL award to mentor a new member.
14 Promote Participation in the Educational Program Provide verbal evaluations for leadership projects during meetings. Provide verbal evaluations privately outside of the club meeting. Provide only written evaluations for leadership projects. Provide verbal evaluations during meetings for both speech and leadership projects but allow less time for each evaluation. Competent Leadership Project Evaluation
15 Recognition A special presentation: Will tell the recipient that someone noticed and cared Benefits other club members by showcasing role models Further motivates the recipients Demonstrates the clubs standards of excellence
Ensure All Members Know How to Evaluate The Successful Club Series, Evaluate to Motivate (Item 292) Success/Communication Series module, The Art of Effective Evaluation (Item 251) Effective Evaluation video (Item 4008DVD) Effective Evaluation (Item 202) 16
Orienting New Members Orientation should focus on: Introducing and explaining materials and procedures Furnishing support to new members Talking to new members about educational materials and procedures Discussing the persons needs and expectations Having them fill out a New Member Profile (Item 405) 17
Orienting New Members By the fourth meeting new members should have: Participated in Table Topics Served in a meeting role Presented the Ice Breaker project from the CC manual 18
Orienting New Members Match with a mentor Is experienced Builds a rapport with the new member Helps the new member set realistic goals Answers questions and offers detailed information 19
Other Toastmasters Activities Help with the club newsletter or Web site. Serve on a committee. Participate in speaker-evaluator exchanges with another club. Participate in the clubs speakers bureau. Attend area, division, and district conferences and contests. 20
Organize Speech Contest Participating as a contest official provides an opportunity to: Develop and practice listening skills Exercise critical thinking skills Receive credit toward earning the CL award Practice objective observation skills Observe and learn from proficient speakers Develop organization, teamwork, written and verbal communication, and event coordination skills 21
Organize Speech Contest Members who participate: Build confidence Gain contest experience Learn by observing Try a new style or type of speech Share a unique personal message with a larger audience 22
Organize Speech Contest The VPE or contest chair is responsible for: Contestant eligibility forms Judges guides and ballots Tiebreaking judges guide and ballot Timer record Participation certificates Trophies 23