General Information

The Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) award represents the highest quality of educational achievement in Toastmasters. The following image shows the road to achieving this educational distinction through Pathways.

(Click HERE to get the PDF Reference for Pathways DTM)

Pathways Learning Program


Education Project

Club Leadership

District Leadership

Club Extension

Club Support

  • Complete any 1 Learning Path
  • Complete a 2nd, different Learning Path
  • Complete a DTM Project, available after completing Level 2 of 2nd Learning Path

Must serve as a Club Officer for 12 months, either one 12-month term or two 6-month terms

Serve as a District Officer for one 12-month term

Must complete one of the following:

  • Sponsor a club
  • Perform a Speechcraft Program
  • Conduct a Youth Leadership Program

Must complete one of the following:

  • Successfully coach a club
  • Successfully mentor a club