"All you need is something to say, and a burning desire to say it...." - Lou Holtz
Greetings and welcome to School Street Toastmasters. Meetings are open and visitors are always welcome. We have 20 plus active members and meet every Tuesday from 12 to 1pm at 400 Virginia Ave., Room 488, SW, WDC 20024. The closest metro station is L'Efant Plaza one block away.
Typically 10-15 members arrive for a meeting. You may visit a few times to observe and decide to join if you're on the fence. Become a better speaker, gain confidence, gain leadership skills, learn, improve listening skills, and sharpen current skills. People join for different reasons, go at their own comfortable learning pace and come from all walks of life and ages. You will gain valuable and encouraging feedback in a supportive atmosphere and also make new friends on the same journey of public speaking. The meetings are always friendly, positive and filled with applause.
A typical meeting consists of Speeches, table topic impromtu questions, and speech evaluations. Everyone has an opportunity to speak. Also throughout the year are various contests and training opportunities. In summary a fun, learning group of professionals developing our speaking and leadership skills through self -paced exercises based on proven Toastmasters Education programs. Toastmasters International is a non-profit organization with thousands of clubs worldwide.
Step up to the plate, stand out from the crowd, invest in yourself and join in the fun !