PSIA Certified Level II
Alpine Teaching
Assessment Form
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Level II
Meets Standards
Does Not Meet Standards
Assessment Scale for Certified Level II:
1
Essential elements were not observed or not present.

2
Essential elements are beginning to appear.

3
Essential elements appear, but not with consistency.

4
Essential elements appear regularly at a satisfactory level.

5
Essential elements appear frequently, above required level.

6
Essential elements appear continuously, at a superior level.
Assessment Criteria
Instructor Decisions & Behavior
Attained
Did Not Attain
Professionalism and Self Management: Contributes to a professional environment by managing their behaviors and emotions in response to others. (Continual Assessment)
Needs/Safety
Address group and individual needs for belonging.
Behavior Management
Manage behavioral responses.
Section Average: Must be 4 or above to meet Learning Outcome
People Skills
Attained
Did Not Attain
Communication: Engages in and adapts verbal and non-verbal, two-way communication with individuals and subsets of the group. (Assessed when Teaching)
Communication
Adapt verbal and non-verbal communication based on observations of individuals and the group.
Active Listening
Use varied, active-listening tactics to learn about others.
Actionable Feedback
Deliver actionable feedback that adjusts for the emotions of subsets within the group.
Section Average: Must be 4 or above to meet Learning Outcome
Relationships with Others: Adapts to the motivations and emotions of individuals and to the interpersonal dynamics within the group, to promote trust. (Assessed when Teaching)
Interaction
Foster interpersonal relationships to support positive group dynamics.
Motivations/Emotions
Adapt to the motivations and emotions of individuals and subsets of the group.
Section Average: Must be 4 or above to meet Learning Outcome
Teaching Skills
Attained
Did Not Attain
Assess & Plan: Plans learning outcomes and progressive learning experiences and adapts to the changing needs of intermediate students.
Assess
Periodically reassess student motivations, current performance, and understanding.
Collaborate
Collaborate with students to establish and adapt a lesson plan with clear direction and focus.
Plan Lesson
Plan playful and/or exploratory lessons with productive use of movement, practice time, and terrain.
Section Average: Must be 4 or above to meet Learning Outcome
Implement: Facilitates learning experiences and adapts them as necessary to guide students toward agreed-upon outcomes and engage them in the process.
Pacing
Pace learning activities to allow students to explore and/or play toward desired outcomes.
Organize
Adapt the learning environment to align with the needs of the group.
Descriptions, Demonstrations, Feedback
Provide clear and relevant information (descriptions, demonstrations, and feedback) that encourages learning.
Physical Risk
Manage physical risk to promote engagement in the learning environment.
Emotional Risk
Manage levels of emotional risk to enhance engagement in the learning environment.
Section Average: Must be 4 or above to meet Learning Outcome
Reflect/Review: Helps students recognize, reflect upon, and assess experiences to apply understanding and performance changes to desired outcomes.
Describe Change
Help students recognize and understand change in performance relative to outcomes.
Relate Change
Help students apply gained skills to skiing/riding situations.
Section Average: Must be 4 or above to meet Learning Outcome
This assessment form was last updated on February 4, 2022.