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Toastmasters International Youth Leadership Program

Current status:  registration is closed.  Thank you for your interest.
Please refer to the Programs FAQ for general questions on enrichment programs.
TGIF is happy to announce an eight week long program in partnership with Toastmasters International at five sites in Fremont.  Participation is open to Grades 5-8 students from TGIF member families.
An adult Toastmaster certified coach will help prepare and monitor the sessions; however, the young participants themselves conduct the meetings. At each session, the participants learn:
  • Speech preparation and presentation
  • How to conduct meetings
  • Effective listening skills
  • How to evaluate and offer helpful advice
  • Participate in and lead group discussions or meetings
  • Conducting a Youth Leadership Program (fulfills one of the requirements for an ACG (Advanced Communicator Gold) Award
Program dates and locations:
  • The program will be 7pm-9pm the following Fridays
    • October 19, 26
    • November 2, 9, 16, 30
    • December 7, 14
  • First session (October 19) will be held at Centerville Jr. High School
  • Next six sessions will be held at one school in each attendance area:
    • American High School (at Patterson Elementary)
    • Irvington High School (at Hirsch Elementary)
    • Kennedy High School (at Blacow Elementary)
    • Mission San Jose High School (at Chadbourne Elementary)
    • Washington High School (at Parkmont Elementary)
  • Final session (December 14) will be held at TBD.
Please read carefully before you register:
  • Open to students in Grades 5-8
  • To register your child, you MUST be a 2012-13 TGIF member
    • Not a member?  Join first (PayPal + membership registration form)
  • If you get confirmed, you may not cancel your registration.  We are too close to the start of the program to make any adjustments.
  • If you get confirmed, participation is mandatory in all the eight sessions
  • No Shows result in considerable rework for the TGIF volunteers, and possibly spot left unused.  If you do not show up, you will not be allowed to register for ANY future TGIF program.
  • Cost: $20 towards material fee to be paid at door (first or second session)
  • Parents need to commit for at least one session as class parent(Mandatory)
  • No late arrivals & early or late pickups
  • Please submit only one registration per student - in your school attendance area
  • Avoid the frustration of "oops!  something went wrong..." - please use correct format for e-mail address (username), student name and parent name.
Please read the above carefully before you register.