What is PSIA-AASI?
PSIA-AASI is a non-profit association comprised of nearly 33,000 members, making it the world’s largest organization dedicated to skiing and snowboarding. PSIA-AASI’s goal is to support its members by providing opportunities to develop personally and professionally and by creating positive learning experiences – all while having fun on and off the snow.
Why Join PSIA-AASI?
As a PSIA-AASI member, you will be exposed to new and exciting learning opportunities to benefit your career as a snowsports professional. PSIA-AASI also offers certifications for new and expert snowsports instructors in a wide-variety of disciplines, including adaptive, alpine, cross country, snowboard, and telemark. Certifications are not only great of showing your value to prospective employers, they are also well-respected badges of honor that symbolize your dedication and expertise. Perhaps most importantly, joining PSIA-AASI connects you with like-minded instructors who are also striving to be the best possible teachers.
What You’ll Become
|A Better Teacher||A Better Athlete|
|Prove what you know by getting certified, which is the standard for top teaching performance.||Improve your own skiing and riding by attending educational clinics.|
|A Better Friend||A Better Leader|
|Meet local instructors by joining more than 32,000 folks who also love sliding on snow.||Gain professional leadership skills by facilitating and managing large groups and solving problems.|
What You’ll Get
|Pro Offers||PSIA-AASI Divisions|
|Your membership pays for itself through huge savings on skis, boards, apparel, and other gear you need to succeed.||PSIA-AASI has eight divisions in the U.S. Share ideas and best practices with other members that slide on snow right in your backyard.|
|Protect yourself and get an accidental medical and professional liability plan to make sure off season mishaps don’t impact your winter season.||Stay in tune with industry trends by reading 32 Degrees: The Journal of Professional Snowsports, access digital learning through an e-learning platform, and aid your learning by watching The Matrix, featuring 300 video clips of real-life skiing and riding situations.|
What You’ll Invest
$69 + division dues *
$69 + division dues *
|Join this category if you:||Love skiing or snowboarding but you’re not yet working at a school and don’t have your certification.||If you’re already working at a school and ready to pursue your certification. **|
|32 Degrees – Print||X||X|
|32 Degrees – Digital||X||X|
* National dues for certified and registered are $69 and division dues vary. All member dues are in U.S. dollars. Dues are for one year and subject to change without notice.
** Joining as a certified member may be different based on your PSIA-AASI division. Contact your division to learn more.