The Art of Effective Evaluation is a workshop designed to help Toastmasters develop the knowledge, motivation, and skills you need to become more effective evaluators.
- Don't understand all the parts of an evaluation? This workshop willl help.
- Don't understand how to evaluate to motivate? This workshop will help.
- Uncomfortable about giving an evaluation? This workshop will help.
Over two hours, we will work through these objectives:
- Recognize the purpose and value of effective speech evaluation
- Discover ways we can improve our evaluations skills- individually, professionally and with Toastmasters
- Understand how effective evaluations help everyone - the speaker, the evaluator, the audience, and the club
Workshop Format - this is an interactive workshop with both structured presentation and exercises
- Presentation - the workshop will be led by Reema Duggal
- Exercise A - Reasons For Better Speaking
- Exercise B - Evaluation Climate Assessment
- Exercise C - Evaluation Workshop - 2 Speeches and 2 Evaluations
- Exercise D - Evaluating The Evaluations
Glen Abbey Toastmasters will be hosting their annual Holiday meeting again this year - Chaired by Toastmaster Tony Corrie. This year, we're going to be doing a spin on the popular tV series "Whose Line Is It Anyway" - the ultimate impromptu speaking event. If you're not familiar with the program - check out these videos on YouTube
We held out annual Halloween themed meeting - Monster's Ball - on October 28, 2015. Everyone got into the spirit wearing their orange, black, purple, and masks. As always, it was lots of fun with spooky tales, haunting music, candy - and of course great speeches from great Toastmasters!.
Save the Date! Wednesday June 24, 2015
Hibachi Seafood and Steakhouse Restaurant at 105 Cross Street is the venue for the Glen Abbey Toastmasters 23rd Charter Party. The formalities start at 7.00 sharp (so aim to be there for 6.45!) and it promises to be a fun filled evening full of laughter, great food and great company. What will be getting up to I hear you ask? Plenty. Our current President will be welcoming everyone to the Party at the start of a packed evening. We will have the chance to welcome and pay tribute to Presidents from prior years, and have entertainment based on the night's theme, which is Summer Fun.
We will be acknowledging those who achieved education awards this year and helped maintain Glen Abbey's distinguished club status. We will have fantastic entertianment and a prize raffle based on the summer theme and award the Toastmaster of The Year prize for the Toastmaster who has contributed most to the huge success Glen Abbey Toastmasters has enjoyed this year.
The order of events is as follows:
7:00pm – Welcome Toastmasters and Guests – Jocelyn Millar
7:10pm – Toast –Reema Duggal
7:15pm – Education Awards –Norkys Crespo/Chris Roode
7:25pm – Acknowledgement of Outgoing Executive – Srini Kesavan
7:35pm – Introduction of Incoming Executive – Chris Roode
7:45pm – Toastmaster of the year – Presented by Srini Kesavan
7:50 – Dinner
8:45pm – Games & Entertainment – Srini Kesavan, Marika Carter
9:10pm – Summer Fun Raffle – Jocelyn Millar, Paul Dubal
9:15 – Music & Mingle
A spectacular dinner will be followed by a sumptuous dessert and tea so bring your appetite! Don't worry you can work off those calories on the dance floor after the formal proceedings have finished.
Get Your Tickets Today
Tickets are available from Marika Carter and Atilla Coban at the next few meetings. Remember to give your food order when you purchase tickets. Members are only $25 and non-members $30, which represents great value, so bring your partners and friends. The more the merrier! See you there!
Glen Abbey Toastmasters had a great Halloween theme night on October 29, 2014. Almost everybody dressed up, and Chair Frederique Herel had everyone doing Table Topics about their costumes and dancing to the Time Warp from Rocky Horror Picture Show