Pathways Changes – How to Prepare
Long requested and awaited changes to Pathways, the Toastmasters education program, are coming in 2024! This is great news. However, there will be a transition period where some patience will be needed.
Per a recent advisory from the Toastmasters International Education team, Pathways BaseCamp managers (typically the club VPE) have been requested to ensure that all Pathways level completion requests and the associated award requests in Club Central be in sync and up to date by December 15, 2023. If any level completions or awards are submitted after that or the 2 systems are not in sync, there may be impacts to the DCP credit for member level completion awards.
All members should prepare for these changes as follows.
- Submit completion approval requests for any Pathways levels already completed by Monday, December 11.
- For any paths completed after December 11, hold off on submitting the completion request until we are informed that it is OK to do so.
- Each member should check to make sure their Pathways completions and awards are in sync. Learn how in this short video prepared by Toastmasters International. Inform your VPE of any discrepancies found immediately.
- You can continue to work on your path projects — just don’t submit any new approval requests during the transition period.
More news about the improvements to the Pathways education system will be announced as it becomes available.
Norm Thibodeau, DTM
District Administrative Manager, 2023-2024
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