Educational Awards and Recognition

Competent Communicator Award (CC) – successful completion of ten speeches in the Competent Communication manual

Advanced Communicator Award (AC):

Bronze (ACB) – attained Competent Communicator (CC); successful completion of two Advanced Communication manuals
Silver (ACS) – attained Advanced Communicator Bronze (ACB); successfully completed two additional advanced manuals; and conducted two programs from the Better Speaker Series or the Successful Club Series
Gold (ACG) – attained Advanced Communicator Silver (ACS); successfully completed two additional advanced manuals; conducted a Success/Communication Program, Success/Leadership Program or Youth Leadership Program; and coached a new member with the first three speech projects
Competent Leader (CL) – successful completion of the Competent Leadership manual

Advanced Leader (AL):

Bronze (ALB) – attained Competent Leader (CL); attained Competent Communicator (CC); served at least 6 months as a club officer and particpated in the preparation of a Club Success Plan while serving in office; participated in a district-sponsored club officer training program while serving in office; conducted any two programs from the Successful Club Series or the Leadership Excellence Series
Silver (ALS) – attained Advanced Leader Bronze (ALB) or previous Competent Leader status; served as a district officer; completed the High Performace Leadership Program; served as a club sponsor, mentor or coach
Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) – attained Advanced Communicator Gold (ACG) status and Advanced Leader Silver (ALS) status

Note: Additional Credentials Still In Use:

Competent Toastmaster Award (CTM) – previous name for Competent Communicator award

Advanced Toastmaster Award (ATM):
ATMB – Advanced Toastmaster Bronze; previous name for Advanced Communicator Bronze (ACB)
ATMS – Advanced Toastmaster Silver; previous name for Advanced Communicator Silver (ACS)
ATMG – Advanced Toastmaster Gold; previous name for Advanced Communicator Gold (ACG)