Evaluate the Evaluators
The Toastmasters’ educational system works by learning how, trying it, evaluation – and repeating as we develop increasing skill and ease in the club.
Evaluators have a particularly challenging job; using a very short, almost impromptu talk to help a speaker develop skill and ease while presenting prepared speeches. Evaluators deserve to know how they did!
In some clubs the General Evaluator introduces the Evaluators and gives them evaluations to help them – also – increase their skill and ease. The GE also evaluates the Table Topics Master, the Toastmaster, and noteworthy (good or bad) members of the “Eyes and Ears” team.
If we don’t evaluate those who present we deprive them of a valuable benefit of Toastmasters – the opportunity to learn and to develop their skill and comfort in Toastmasters roles.