Communication-Leadership-track

Following are the awards you can earn in each track and a brief explanation of its requirements.

For complete details about requirements, see the actual award application.

COMMUNICATION TRACK

  • COMPETENT COMMUNICATOR (CC) Requirements:
    • Completed the Competent Communication manual
  • ADVANCE COMMUNICATOR BRONZE (ACB) Requirements:
    • Achieved Competent Communicator award (or achieved Competent Toastmaster award)
    • Completed two manuals from the Advanced Communication Series
  • ADVANCE COMMUNICATOR SILVER (ACS) Requirements:
    • Achieved Advanced Communicator Bronze award (or achieved Able Toastmaster award or Advanced Toastmaster Bronze award)
    • Completed two additional manuals from the Advanced Communication Series
    • Conducted any two presentations from The Better Speaker Series and/or The Successful Club Series
  • ADVANCE COMMUNICATOR GOLD (ACG) Requirements:
    • Achieved Advanced Communicator Silver award (or achieved Able Toastmaster Bronze award or Advanced Toastmaster Silver award)
    • Completed two additional manuals from the Advanced Communication Series
    • Conducted a presentation from the Success/Leadership Series, Success/Communication Series, or Youth Leadership
    • Coached a new member with the first three speech projects

LEADERSHIP TRACK

  • COMPETENT LEADER (CL) Requirements:
    • Completed the Competent Leadership manual
  • ADVANCED LEADER BRONZE (ALB) Requirements:
    • Achieved Competent Leader award (completion of Competent Leadership manual)
    • Achieved Competent Communicator award ( or achieved Competent Toastmaster award)
    • Served at least six months as a club officer (president, vice president education, vice president membership, vice president public relations, secretary, treasurer, sergeant at arms) 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)
    • Conducted any two presentations from The Successful Club Series and/or The Leadership Excellence Series
  • ADVANCE LEADER SILVER (ALS) Requirements:
    • Achieved Advanced Leader Bronze award (or former Competent Leader award)
    • Served a complete term as a district officer (district director, program quality director, club growth director, public relations officer, administration manager, finance manager, division director, area director)
    • Completed the High Performance Leadership program
    • Served successfully as a club sponsor, mentor, or coach

DISTINGUISHED TOASTMASTER (DTM) Requirement:

  • 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. When requirements are fulfilled, have your club vice president education submit the DTM application online, or send the completed and signed DTM application to World Headquarters.