GREAT Events

Watch this space for free GREAT Events throughout the year. Events include webinars and workshops on communication and leadership topics.


Tall Tales Workshop – Scotts Valley

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 6:00-8:00pm

What are Tall Tales?

Tall Tales are stories that are exaggerated. The speaker tries to tell you a “true” story that is obviously twisted or unbelievable and loaded with laughs.

If you would like to learn how to build your tall tale for the upcoming contests, join us for this session conducted by Alliee DeArmond, who will get you on your feet and help you connect to your inner-fibber.

Space is limited! Please register early here.

Where:
Scotts Valley Water District
2 Civic Center Drive
Scotts Valley, CA 95066

Cost:
This event is FREE to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

Questions?
Contact: Rita Barber, ritabarber.toastmaster@gmail.com
OR
Program Quality Director Françoise Muller, quality@d101tm.org


Tall Tales Workshop – Sunnyvale

Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 6:00-8:00pm

What are Tall Tales?

Tall Tales are stories that are exaggerated. The speaker tries to tell you a “true” story that is obviously twisted or unbelievable and loaded with laughs.

If you would like to learn how to build your tall tale for the upcoming contests, join us for this session conducted by Anthony Hogan who will share the secrets of making the unbelievable sound convincing.

Space is limited! Please register early here.

Need another date or location? Look for our Jan. 18th “Tall Tales” GREAT Event in Scotts Valley!

Where:
Pharmacyclics
Duggan Conference Room
968 Stewart Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94085

Cost:
This event is FREE to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

Questions?
Contact: Rita Barber, ritabarber.toastmaster@gmail.com
OR
Program Quality Director Françoise Muller, quality@d101tm.org


Past GREAT Events


Facilitate a Training/Train the Trainer

Monday, December 11, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Would you like to learn how to facilitate a group discussion? Would you like to learn how to make everyone participate equally?

Then join this session facilitated by Katherine Pratt and Francoise Muller where we will discuss tips to maintain a lively training session. Practice those skills by becoming a trainer at the next COT near you.

Register in advance here.

Where:
Spectra-Physics
3635 Peterson Way
Santa Clara, CA

Cost:
This event is free to attend. Please register early.
Light refreshments will be served.

Questions?
Contact Françoise Muller, Program Quality Director
quality@d101tm.org


Pathways Presentation

Thursday October 26, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Did you miss the Pathways presentation in your club? Join us for this make-up session presented by Pathways Guide Carlos Puig.

Register in advance here.

Where?
NVIDIA Building E
2800 Scott Boulevard
Santa Clara, CA 95090
Click here for directions

Cost:
This event is free to attend. Please register early.
Light refreshments will be served.

Questions?
Contact Françoise Muller, Program Quality Director
quality@d101tm.org


Start a New Club!

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017, 6:00-7:30 PM

Do you want to learn how to Pitch an Idea and Connect with Decision Makers?
Do you want to effect positive change in your community and corporation?
Are you ready to earn your Advanced Leader Silver?

Then register & attend this Fast Paced District 101 GREAT Event, Where you’ll meet other like-minded Toastmasters, just like you!

Register in advance here.

Where:
Spectra Physics
3635 Peterson Way, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Click here for directions

Cost: Free!
Refreshments Included!

Questions?
Contact Pavan Datla, Club Growth Director
growth@d101tm.org


Train the Trainer (Watsonville, hosted by Division A)

Tuesday, August 1, 2017, 6-8pm

Being an effective workshop facilitator is different from being an effective speaker. In this fast-paced workshop, Past District Governor, DTM, Rita Barber, will share best practices to add to your communications toolkit, whether you know nothing about training or want to brush-up on your skills. The tools you’ll learn in this session will be invaluable to you at work and in Toastmasters!

Attending such training is a requirement to becoming a qualified trainer along with the experience from holding an officer position.

Register in advance here.

Where:
Pajaro Valley Community Health Trust
Kathleen A King Community Room
85 Nielson Street, Watsonville, CA

Light refreshments will be served at 6:00 PM.
Program begins at 6:30 PM.