Presentation on theme: "THE ROAD TO DTM LEE TAPIA, DTM. The seven steps you need to complete to earn a DTM: Competent Communicator Advanced Communicator Bronze Advanced Communicator."— Presentation transcript:
THE ROAD TO DTM LEE TAPIA, DTM
The seven steps you need to complete to earn a DTM: Competent Communicator Advanced Communicator Bronze Advanced Communicator Silver Advanced Communicator Gold Competent Leader Advanced Leader Bronze Advanced Leader Silver
Communication Track COMPETENT COMMUNICATOR (CC) Complete the 10 speeches in the Competent Communication manual. ADVANCED COMMUNICATOR BRONZE (ACB) Achieve (CC) or Competent Toastmaster (CTM) award Toastmaster (CTM) award Complete two Advanced Communication manuals
Communication Track Advanced Communicator - Silver (ACS) Award Achieved new Advanced Communicator - Bronze award (or achieved Able Toastmaster award or Advanced Toastmaster - Bronze award). Complete two additional advanced manuals (may not be those completed for previous awards) Conduct any two programs from The Better Speaker Series and/or The Successful Club SeriesThe Better Speaker SeriesThe Successful Club Series
Communication Track Advanced Communicator - Gold (ACG) Award Achieved new Advanced Communicator - Silver award (or achieved Able Toastmaster - Bronze award or Advanced Toastmaster - Silver award). Complete two additional advanced manuals (may not be those completed for previous awards) Coordinate and conduct one Success/Communication, Success/Leadership or Youth Leadership module. Success/CommunicationSuccess/LeadershipYouth Leadership
The Success/Leadership program How to Conduct Productive Meetings Parliamentary Procedure in Action Building Your Leadership Power - Part I Building Your Leadership Power - Part II Building Your Leadership Power - Part III Improving Your Management Skills
The Success/Communication program Speechcraft How to Listen Effectively The Art of Effective Evaluation Building Your Thinking Power - Part I: Mental Flexibility Building Your Thinking Power - Part II: The Power of Ideas From Speaker To Trainer
The Youth Leadership Program Designed to develop the speaking and leadership skills of young people.
The Leadership Track COMPETENT LEADER (CL) Complete the Competent Leadership manual
ADVANCED LEADER BRONZE (ALB) Achieved Competent Leader award Achieved Competent Communicator award (or achieved Competent toastmaster award) Served at least six months as a club officer and participated in the preparation of a Club Success Plan while serving in this office While serving in the above office, participated in a district- sponsored club officer training program Conducted any two programs from The Successful Club Series and/or The Leadership Excellence Series
ADVANCED LEADER SILVER (ALS) Achieved Advanced Leader Bronze award (or “old” Competent Leader award) Serve a complete term as a district officer (member of the District executive committee) Complete the High Performance Leadership program Serve successfully as a club sponsor, mentor or coach.
HIGH PERFORMANCE LEADERSHIP The High Performance Leadership Program offers a unique opportunity to develop leadership skills and learn by doing. A proven three-part learning process of study, action and feedback is used in a real-life project selected by the Toastmaster. The program involves recruiting a Guidance Committee, studying the learning materials, selecting a worthwhile project, working with a team to accomplish the goal, making presentations about the project, and receiving feedback and guidance. *The projects can be within or outside of Toastmasters, and ideally should be achieving something worthwhile. *Your project can be anything as long as it is legal, ethical and socially responsible.
DISTINGUISHED TOASTMASTER (DTM) Achieved Advanced Communicator Gold award (or achieved Advanced Toastmaster Gold award) Achieved Advanced Leader Silver award (or achieved Advanced Leader award) Distinguished Toastmaster is the highest recognition a member may receive.
In Summary Earning a DTM is a matter of commitment and willingness to put in work. If a DTM is not earned, it will never be respected, it is then only a title!