Encouraging and Educating through Evaluations

As the Evaluator, you are one of the most important people in the meeting. In the words of Toastmasters International, “Evaluation is the heart of the Toastmasters educational program”. But don’t let that scare you away! With a little bit of preparation and practice, you can be ready and raring to go.

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Meeting Role Tutorials

If you signed up for a meeting role and want to double check how to do it, you’ve come to the right place! As Toastmasters, we have lots of different roles to fulfill in each meeting. Toastmasters International has a great resource explaining each role: A Toastmaster Wears Many Hats. Below is a list of each meeting role and resources specific to that role. Hope this helps!

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Your Toastmaster Debut

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Congratulations! You signed up to be Toastmaster for your very first time! Don’t worry, it’s not as scary as it looks. With just a little preparation and a whole lot of fun, your Toastmaster debut can go smoothly. (If this isn’t your first time, these tips may still help).

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How to.. uh.. be an.. um.. Ah Counter

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That title is hard to read, right? When people use those same filler words (“um”, “uh”, etc) in a speech, it can be distracting and hard to understand their content. This is why the role of Ah Counter in Toastmasters is so important.

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