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A member's awards will remain in their profile to reflect their achievements; however, clubs are limited to credit in the Distinguished Club Program for one award type per member per program year. As an example: Pat Smith receives a Level 1 award in Presentation Mastery in July. Their club receives credit toward a goal. Later in the year, they earn Level 2 in Presentation Mastery. Their club receives credit toward a goal for this award, too. However, in the same Toastmasters program year, Pat earns a second Leve 1 and a second Level 2 but both are in Dynamic Leadership; for these awards, their club does not receive credit toward Distinguished Club goals.
After the member's progress has been approved in Base Camp, the award will need to be submitted in Club Central by navigating to Submit Education Awards. After the award has been submitted in Club Central, it will reflect in the Distinguished Performance Reports within 24 hours.
Yes! If a member completes both Level 4 and Level 5 in a program year, these awards will fulfill the requirements for both goals 5 and 6.
On March 25, 2020, the Board of Directors decided that clubs will not be able to receive credit for the ALS in the 2020-2021 program year. You can find the letter sent to District Leaders and Club Officers.
Yes, they will count until June 30, 2021. You can find the letter sent to District Leaders and Club Officers.
As stated in the Distinguished Club Program and Club Success Plan manual, World Headquarters cannot make any changes to awards that have already been submitted.
The membership base equals number of paid members the club had on June 30th 2020. For clubs having base of 14 paid members or less, they qualify for DCP, if they have net growth of 5 new, dual or reinstated members over base. For clubs having base of 15 paid members or above, they should have 20 members as on year end. Transfer and honorary members do not count towards club membership goals.
A member in good standing is one whose dues have been paid and received by World Headquarters.A club is in good standing when the minimum renewal requirement of eight paid members is achieved, at least three of whom were members of the club during the previous renewal period.
The Distinguished Club Program is an annual program, running from July 1 through June 30, 11:59 PM Mountain Standard Time and all awards and membership payments need to happen in this time frame.