Coming in early 2024: Important Pathways updates you need to know!

  • In Basecamp, have your club members asked your VP ED for approval for completed Levels?
  • In Basecamp, has your VP Ed approved all the levels that you have completed?
  • Has your VP Ed entered your Level completions in Club Central?

Please ask now to complete any outstanding LEVEL COMPLETIONS that have not yet been approved! Toastmasters International recommended that approvals be completed and approved by December 31, to ensure credit, before the new Learning Management System is implemented. Questions? Ask your President, VP Education or email:

Mark your Calendars for these January events:

January 1 – 31 – Club Contests dominate! (International Speech and Table Topics)

Is your club holding a contest event? Check out the CONTEST FAQ and Contest Resources list. Do you need help? Talk to your Area Director ASAP or contact

January 4 – Ask Anything – Focus on CONTEST PLANNING 

Thursday, 8:00 – 9:00 pm PST.  Stop by with your questions about contests or Pathways…or anything Toastmasterly.  Join here.

January 7 – Judge’s Training Workshop  

Sunday, 1:00 – 4:00 pm PST.  Whether you’re new or experienced (and maybe a bit rusty?) our final intensive workshop will hone your judging skills to help you quickly assess and pick the winner! Led by seasoned judges Shawn Gold DTM PDD and Hardip Virdi. Pre-register here for Judges’ Training 

January 9 – Pathways Primer – Making Pathways work for You!

Tuesday, 8:00 – 9:00 pm PST.  Our monthly session offers tips and guidance customized to your needs! Be sure to bring your questions and concerns.

January 13 – Train the Trainer (full-day) Workshop

Saturday, 8:30 – 4:30 pm PST.  An intensive day with Shawn Gold DTM that includes delivering a presentation and receiving a vigorous roundtable evaluation. Maximum 8 participants. Pre-register here for Train the Trainer.

January 14  – Find your Working Genius, with Karen Burgess DTM

Sunday, 7:00 – 8:00 pm PST.  Pre-register here.

January 22 – Leadership Panel Discussion, with host Michael Bown PDD, DTM

Monday, 7:00 – 8:00 pm PST.  Pre-Register here.

January 28 – Monthly District Executive Council (DEC) meeting and Reports

Sunday, 7:00 – 9:00 pm PST. Reports from our Area and Division Leaders, and District Executive Team. Are you a member who would like to attend? Please contact

January 29 – Club Officer Training for VP Education and Sergeant-at-Arms

Monday, 8:00 – 9:00 pm PST. Training & Discussion for Club DCP Credit. Pre-Register here.

January 30 – Club Officer Training for President, Treasurer, and Secretary 

Tuesday, 8:00 – 9:00 pm PST. Training & Discussion for Club DCP Credit. Pre-Register here.

Coming in February:

  • Area Contests – be sure to send your Notification of Contest Winners to your Area Director or
  • Did you know?  February is Toastmasters Month…and a great opportunity to promote our centennial to  your local media!

For more details, visit our District Events Calendar for January 2024.

Have Questions? Please contact