NYS Forum Toastmasters Program

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The NYS Forum is supporting a Toastmasters program to provide a professional development option for our membership. Toastmasters is your opportunity to develop your speaking, leadership and collaboration skills in an encouraging peer environment.

What is Toastmasters?

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills throughout the world. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, the organization's membership exceeds 300,000 in more than 15,800 organizations in 149 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders. 

The Toastmasters Curriculum

The Toastmasters program provides a professional learning experience with a time tested, experienced syllabus and well-developed educational materials. The materials cover a wide range of topics, from the basics of speech preparation to advanced study in areas critical for professional growth.

Professional program focus areas include:

  • Motivational Strategies
  • Presentation Mastery
  • Leadership Development
  • Innovative Planning
  • Engaging Humor
  • Visionary Communication
  • Strategic Relationships
  • Dynamic Leadership
  • Persuasive Influence
  • Effective Coaching
  • Team Collaboration

NYS Forum members are welcome to attend meetings, meet the members and experience how Toastmasters can benefit you! 

3rd & 5th Wednesday of each month
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The NYS Forum - 24 Aviation Rd, Suite 206, Albany New York

For more information and to attend a meeting as a guest, please email [email protected]