This feature by Krista Crabtree appeared in the Winter 2024 Issue of 32 Degrees. For ski and snowboard instructors, beyond connecting with others in the snowsports industry, strong mentor/mentee relationships can go a long way in helping with skill development, career advice, and assessment prep.
The PSIA-AASI 2024 Women’s Virtual Summit is a once-a-year opportunity to network with accomplished snowsports professionals from around the country without even driving to the ski hill. Learn more about this exciting online event!
PSIA-AASI’s most popular webinars provide the perfect opportunity for you to expand your snowsports knowledge while also earning CEUs. Check out these three recorded webinars, which are among your fellow instructors’ current favorites.
Come October, November, and December, resorts across the country are prepping newly hired instructors – the future of our profession – for their first seasons. If you’re a seasoned snowsports professional, think back to your training as a new hire. Was it life-changing? Too much information? Indoors? On-snow? A combination of both? The fact that you kept at this teaching thing must mean you got something out of it… and your trainers saw something in you.
Ready to introduce your kids to skiing so your whole family can share this amazing sport? Enrolling your child in a lesson with a professional instructor is a great way to begin. PSIA-AASI also has a YouTube library of short, informative, easy-to-understand and implement videos that will help you and your kids get off to a great start.
There’s still time to register for tonight’s Tea Talk with Stacey Gerrish and special guest Kathleen (Kathy) Brennan. You can also save your spot in an upcoming online nutrition workshop and listen to recorded webinars while expanding your education and earning CEUs.
In this new video, shot live at Interski 2023 in Levi, Finland, PSIA Alpine Team member Ann Schorling discusses her keynote speech from the event, “Gender Equity in Snowsports Instruction.”
The PSIA-AASI National Team is training in Colorado this week, focusing on professional development, top takeaways from Interski 2023 in Levi, Finland, and next steps to align the association’s certification processes by May 2026.
PSIA-AASI values lifelong adventures through education for all and is committed to making snowsports more inclusive and welcoming for everyone. This new video celebrates how inclusion in snowsports creates a richer, more diverse experience for everyone.
Building on the theme of Interski 2023, in Levi, Finland, which spotlighted the guest experience of all snowsports school students — and snowsports instructors — this video celebrates the impact every positive ski or snowboard experience can have on the people we teach.