Resources for New Members

Congratulations for taking the first step on your journey to personal and professional growth. In the video above, International President, Richard E. Peck, DTM, tells you how to make the most of your Toastmasters learning experience.

A Toastmasters' Promise

As a member of Toastmasters International and my club, I promise

    • To attend club meetings regularly
    • To prepare all of my projects to the best of my ability, basing them on the Toastmasters education program
    • To prepare for and fulfill meeting assignments
    • To provide fellow members with helpful, constructive evaluations
    • To help the club maintain the positive, friendly environment necessary for all members to learn and grow
    • To serve my club as an officer when called upon to do so
    • To treat my fellow club members and our guests with respect and courtesy
    • To bring guests to club meetings so they can see the benefits Toastmasters membership offers
    • To adhere to the guidelines and rules for all Toastmasters education and recognition programs
    • To act within Toastmasters’ core values of integrity, respect, service and excellence during the conduct of all Toastmasters activities

Explore Your Possibilities with Pathways

The foundation of the Toastmasters experience is the education program, called “Pathways,” which is critical to your growth. It complements your club experience by giving you access to engaging learning tools, including videos, interactive quizzes and activities, feedback and recognition, useful tips and more. Pathways, available online or in print, lets you choose where and how you want to learn.

Benefits of Pathways:

    • Opportunity to develop many skills relevant to an evolving global marketplace
    • Frequent recognition of educational achievements
    • Online access to educational materials
    • Engaging videos that model the skills you are learning

5 Quick Tips to get Started:

    1. Log in to to ensure that your username and password are correct.

    2. Enrol in Pathways—the Toastmasters education program.

    3. Review The Navigator—your guide to Toastmasters.*

    4. Sample your first project, the Ice Breaker.

    5. Ask your vice president education to pair you with a mentor, to help you along the way.

    6. Check out our Pathways page for more information

Helpful Resources

A Toastmaster Wears Many Hats
Your guide to club meeting roles.

Video library
View public speaking tips and more helpful videos.

Effective Evaluation
Get the knowledge, motivation and skills you need to become a more effective evaluator.

Gestures: Your Body Speaks
Use this manual for insight, advice and guidance on the use of body language.