Toastmasters for Returning Citizens
Speaking and Leadership Training
Toastmasters for Returning Citizens Speechcraft is a leadership and communications program to provide students the opportunity to learn how to effectively express their thoughts and ideas and work in leadership roles. They will learn public speaking and leadership skills.
Through participation, individuals will learn skills to become more confident, a better team player, and how to build leadership skills. The skills gained will benefit in the work environment, in the community, and at home. They lead the meeting.
No more than 10-12 students
Eight 1.5-hour sessions
Students present and evaluate speeches
Students participate in impromptu speaking
Students learn to lead a meeting
Students receive certificate of completion at graduation
Overcome nervousness in front of an audience
Clearly express thoughts to others confidently
Give and receive constructive feedback
Commitment to Self-improvement
Organize and give speeches
Develop leadership skills through role playing
Session One: Introduction / Participants learn to conduct a meeting / Officers elected.
Session Two: Icebreaker Speeches
Session Three: Organization of Speech
Session Four: Presentations on Gestures
Session Five: Progress Review / New officers elected / Your body speaks presentations
Session Six: Vocal Variety Speeches
Session Seven: How to say it speeches
Session Eight: Celebratory Presentation / Guest Speaker Presentation / Certificates of Completion
FailSafe-ERA Biannual Toastmasters “Speechcraft” for Returning Citizens
2016 Toastmasters Graduates
Toastmasters For Returning Citizens Speechcraft Program Graduates
These fine young men are graduates of our Toastmasters For Returning Citizens Speechcraft program. We are thankful to them for their obedience and commitment. We are thankful to Richard Ford for coming along side them, to Bobby Anderson for his guidance and making away for them to continue their training for a full year, and to the members of the FailSafe-ERA team (Karen Harris, Geneva Johnson, and Andrea Durham) for their great leadership and support.