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Adaptive – Teaching our Guests with Cog. & Dev. Disabilities, Trollhaugen, WI 8:30 am
Adaptive – Teaching our Guests with Cog. & Dev. Disabilities, Trollhaugen, WI @ Trollhaugen Ski Area
Dec 1 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Description: This all day clinic will focus on cognitive disabilities. We will define and discuss various cognitive disabilities and teaching scenarios. Student assessment, child development stages through the ages and behavioral modification techniques will be explored. We will practice assists on snow with various adaptive equipment/strategies (i.e. hand-to-hand, bamboo and tip retention device tethering), explore learning/teaching styles and discuss challenging behavior.
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Adaptive- Teaching our Guests with Visual Impairment- Online Clinic 6:30 pm
Adaptive- Teaching our Guests with Visual Impairment- Online Clinic @ Online
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Description: The Adaptive Alpine VI Online Prep clinic is an online interactive web clinic. The clinic consists of weekly videoconferences for two (2) hours over three (3) weeks. 1st Session: 12/05/2017 2nd Session: 12/12/2017 3rd Session: 12/19/2017 Each session runs from 6:30pm- 8:30pm Central Time  In this clinic you will: Develop a better understanding of what it is like to have a visual impairment Learn about how the eye works Study common visual impairments you may encounter as an adaptive ski instructor. Study classes of medications commonly prescribed for people with visual impairments Explore effective teaching techniques for teaching people with visual impairments Keep engaged and have checks for understanding In each class, we discuss the skiing, teaching and technical skills that are evaluated against PSIA National Standards. While this clinic is designed as a preparatory clinic for those taking their Level 1 & 2 Cognitive/Visually Impaired Exam, anyone who wants to enhance their VI lessons can benefit from this clinic. This clinic is open to both Members and Non-Members of PSIA-AASI Format: This clinic utilizes GoToMeeting, a web-hosted service for online video conferencing. Prior to each week’s class, you are given a link and a password for the online meeting. You can use either a desktop or mobile device to connect to the meeting and you can receive audio via computer or phone. The presentation and video are shown via sharing of the instructor’s desktop. Throughout each class, there are discussions and online questions to encourage participation. Note: You must be present for all three classes in order to receive PSIA credit. For more information about GoToMeeting, go here: https://www.gotomeeting.com To ensure your computer is capable of using the GoToMeeting format, go here: http://help.citrix.com/meeting/get-ready
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Alpine – Webinar: “Did you see that?”- Online 7:00 pm
Alpine – Webinar: “Did you see that?”- Online
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Description: “Did you see that” is an interactive e-learning event for Central Division Level I, II or III certified members who are interested in further development of their movement analysis skills. This event consists of three two – hour sessions in an e-learning format utilizing video segments of skiers at various levels of development, MODDS movement analysis model, voice interaction and prescription for change. Participants will observe and learn from the Ed Staff facilitator in session one, contribute to movement analysis through Ed Staff guidance in session two and develop movement analysis followed by prescription for change and lesson/coaching development in session three. Session Dates: Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 Sessions will be from 7-9pm CST/ 8-10pm EST
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Snowsport School Directors Meeting – Boyne Mountain, MI 8:30 am
Snowsport School Directors Meeting – Boyne Mountain, MI @ Boyne Highlands
Dec 7 @ 8:30 am – Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm
Join us for this 2-day event for Directors.  On Thursday, December 7, we’ll be on snow at 11am to go over “Training”.  Then on Friday, December 8 we’ll gather indoors for sessions on “Social Media” and “Marketing Ourselves”. You may attend one day or both days.  If attending both, please make sure to select both Thursday and Friday from the available options.   Please contact PSIA-Central to register for this event.     
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(Canceled)Snowboard – Woman’s Clinic – Boyne Highlands, MI 8:30 am
(Canceled)Snowboard – Woman’s Clinic – Boyne Highlands, MI @ Boyne Highlands Resort
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – Dec 10 @ 4:30 pm
What:  This event will give you the opportunity to work with some of the best nationally renowned women professionals right here in the Midwest! Why:  Discover how to use Movement Analysis and apply it to your teaching and riding. The experience and relationships developed with this event could last a lifetime. How:  This program consists of two days, on-snow, building your snowboarding skills and confidence.  
Alpine – Alpine Events – Boyne Highlands Resort, MI 8:30 am
Alpine – Alpine Events – Boyne Highlands Resort, MI @ Boyne Highlands Resort
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm
Events offered at this location:  Alpine Level 2 Mock Exam to register for this event click here Alpine Level 3 Mock Exam to register for this event click here Alpine Skier Update  to register for this event click here Alpine Race Clinic to register for this event click here Video Analysis Workshop to register for this event click here For full event descriptions, please click here  
Alpine – Level 1 Exam – Boyne Highlands, MI 8:30 am
Alpine – Level 1 Exam – Boyne Highlands, MI @ Boyne Highlands Resort
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm
Alpine – AC 180 – Alpine Level 1 Exam What: The Level 1 exam is designed as the first step in the certification process. The weekend gives instructors an opportunity to have their skiing, teaching and technical skills evaluated against PSIA National Standards for Level 1 certification. The candidate will receive a written evaluation at the end of the weekend. Why: The Level I exam gives the candidate an opportunity to learn collaboratively with the PSIA C education staff as well as other candidates. The Level I exam is the beginning step in the exam process for instructors who wish to expand their teaching careers. The candidate has the opportunity to enhance their teaching, skiing and technical skills. How: The exam consists of two days. Day 1 consists of a clinic lead by an education staff member to demonstrate teaching skills for beginning skiers using the Y-Model and skiing skills from first turns to basic parallel. Day 2 is an exam based on the format learned in day one. In Day 2 an education staff member will evaluate the candidates skiing skills, teaching skills and technical skills against PSIA National Standards for Level 1  
Alpine – Ski with a D-Team Member – Boyne Highlands Resort, MI 8:30 am
Alpine – Ski with a D-Team Member – Boyne Highlands Resort, MI @ Boyne Highlands Resort
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm
Description: An amazing event put on by PSIA National Team Members. Why: Many participants consider this to be the best event in PSIA-C. A great bang for your buck, if you are looking to improve your ski technique.  
Children – Children’s Events – Boyne Highlands, MI 8:30 am
Children – Children’s Events – Boyne Highlands, MI @ Boyne Highlands Resort
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm
Events offered at this location: Children’s Specialist 1 “What’s New Kid?” For a full description of each event click here.  
Snowboard – Level 1 Exam – Boyne Highlands, MI 8:30 am
Snowboard – Level 1 Exam – Boyne Highlands, MI @ Boyne Highlands Resort
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – Dec 10 @ 3:30 pm
What: The Snowboard Level 1 Exam is the first step in the certification process and gives the candidate an opportunity to have their riding, teaching and technical skills evaluated against AASI Level 1 National Standards. Why: The Level I exam gives the candidate an opportunity to learn collaboratively with the AASI-C education staff as well as other candidates. The Level I exam is the beginning step in the certification process for instructors looking for professional certification. How: This is a two day clinic and exam. Day one is a clinic format to review AASI riding tasks and teaching concepts used to introduce new riders to the sport. Day two examines candidates on their ability to teach and ride various tasks used in an introductory snowboard lesson. Written exam given on Sunday morning. See the Level 1 certification guide for more details.  
Snowboard – Level 2 Exam Prep – Boyne Highlands, MI 8:30 am
Snowboard – Level 2 Exam Prep – Boyne Highlands, MI @ Boyne Highlands Resort
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm
What: This course will outline the level 2 certification process. Why: This 2 day course is designed to help a member understand what to expect in the 2 day certification for level 2. How:  Participants will receive individualized feedback on their teaching, riding and professional knowledge as it compares to the AASI National Standards.  Day 1 will focus on teaching and professional knowledge. Day 2 will focus primarily on riding.
Snowboard – Level 3 Exam Prep – Boyne Highlands, MI 8:30 am
Snowboard – Level 3 Exam Prep – Boyne Highlands, MI @ Boyne Highlands Resort
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm
What: This course will outline the highest level of the certification process. Why: This 2 day course is designed to help a member understand what to expect in the 2 day certification for level 3. How:  Participants will receive individualized feedback on their teaching, riding and professional knowledge as it compares to the AASI National Standards.  Day 1 will focus on teaching and professional knowledge. Day 2 will focus primarily on riding  
Snowboard – Video Movement Analysis – Boyne Highlands, MI 8:30 am
Snowboard – Video Movement Analysis – Boyne Highlands, MI @ Boyne Highlands Resort
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – Dec 10 @ 4:30 pm
What: See yourself on video… Why: pick up tips, techniques and personal feedback on your riding skills. This course also focuses on Movement Analysis and how to make MA a very effective, useful tool! How:  Participants will develop their personal snowboarding skills and movement analysis skills through on hill and indoor video feedback. Participants will also receive a DVD of their 2 days on snow! Numbers will be limited to one group, so sign up early.  
Telemark – Level 1 Exam – Boyne Highlands Resort, MI 8:30 am
Telemark – Level 1 Exam – Boyne Highlands Resort, MI @ Boyne Highlands Resort
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm
Telemark – TC180 – Level 1 Exam Description: The Level 1 exam is the first step in the certification process. This two day event gives instructors and coaches an opportunity to have their skiing, teaching and technical skills evaluated relative to the PSIA National Standards for Level 1 certification. The candidate will receive a written evaluation at the end of the event. Why: The Level I exam gives the candidate an opportunity to learn collaboratively with the PSIA-C education staff as well as the other candidates. Also an opportunity to expand your teaching options. All certification candidates must take and pass the Level I exam. How: The Level 1 exam is a combined clinic and evaluation of your teaching and skiing skills. The Level 1 workbook must be completed prior to taking the exam. For more detailed information, see the “Telemark Level 1 Exam Overview” available on the PSIA-C website. This is a two day event.  
Telemark – Telemark Workshop – Boyne Highlands Resort, MI 8:30 am
Telemark – Telemark Workshop – Boyne Highlands Resort, MI @ Boyne Highlands Resort
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm
Description: Event focusing on fine tuning your skiing skills, teaching skills and technical knowledge. Why: An opportunity to enhance skiing, teaching and technical fundamentals for instructors and coaches of all experience levels. Can also be taken as a prep for the Level 1 exam. How: This event includes personal skiing improvement, with instruction in Telemark techniques, teaching strategies, teaching progressions and risk awareness.
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Adaptive- Teaching our Guests with Visual Impairment- Online Clinic 6:30 pm
Adaptive- Teaching our Guests with Visual Impairment- Online Clinic @ Online
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Description: The Adaptive Alpine VI Online Prep clinic is an online interactive web clinic. The clinic consists of weekly videoconferences for two (2) hours over three (3) weeks. 1st Session: 12/05/2017 2nd Session: 12/12/2017 3rd Session: 12/19/2017 Each session runs from 6:30pm- 8:30pm Central Time  In this clinic you will: Develop a better understanding of what it is like to have a visual impairment Learn about how the eye works Study common visual impairments you may encounter as an adaptive ski instructor. Study classes of medications commonly prescribed for people with visual impairments Explore effective teaching techniques for teaching people with visual impairments Keep engaged and have checks for understanding In each class, we discuss the skiing, teaching and technical skills that are evaluated against PSIA National Standards. While this clinic is designed as a preparatory clinic for those taking their Level 1 & 2 Cognitive/Visually Impaired Exam, anyone who wants to enhance their VI lessons can benefit from this clinic. This clinic is open to both Members and Non-Members of PSIA-AASI Format: This clinic utilizes GoToMeeting, a web-hosted service for online video conferencing. Prior to each week’s class, you are given a link and a password for the online meeting. You can use either a desktop or mobile device to connect to the meeting and you can receive audio via computer or phone. The presentation and video are shown via sharing of the instructor’s desktop. Throughout each class, there are discussions and online questions to encourage participation. Note: You must be present for all three classes in order to receive PSIA credit. For more information about GoToMeeting, go here: https://www.gotomeeting.com To ensure your computer is capable of using the GoToMeeting format, go here: http://help.citrix.com/meeting/get-ready
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Adaptive – Alpine Functional Skiing Assessment – Mt. Brighton, MI 8:30 am
Adaptive – Alpine Functional Skiing Assessment – Mt. Brighton, MI @ Mt. Brighton
Dec 13 @ 8:30 am – Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm
Description: The Adaptive Alpine Workshop clinic and Functional Skiing Assessment is designed as the first step in the Adaptive Alpine certification process. The two day clinic reviews the skiing skills needed to give a safe and effective adaptive alpine lesson. Participants have their skiing, teaching and technical skills evaluated against PSIA National Adaptive Alpine Standards and the PSIA National Adaptive Exam Supplement. Each participant receives a written evaluation at the end of the weekend. The Functional Skiing Assessment will be scored at; Below Level I, Level I or Level II proficiency. Participant must score at least Level I in the Functional Skiing Assessment in order to participate in any of the Adaptive Alpine Exam Modules. For more information please see: PSIA NATIONAL ADAPTIVE ALPINE STANDARDS and PSIA NATIONAL ADAPTIVE ALPINE EXAM SUPPLEMENT.
Alpine – Webinar: “Did you see that?”- Online 7:00 pm
Alpine – Webinar: “Did you see that?”- Online
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Description: “Did you see that” is an interactive e-learning event for Central Division Level I, II or III certified members who are interested in further development of their movement analysis skills. This event consists of three two – hour sessions in an e-learning format utilizing video segments of skiers at various levels of development, MODDS movement analysis model, voice interaction and prescription for change. Participants will observe and learn from the Ed Staff facilitator in session one, contribute to movement analysis through Ed Staff guidance in session two and develop movement analysis followed by prescription for change and lesson/coaching development in session three. Session Dates: Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 Sessions will be from 7-9pm CST/ 8-10pm EST
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Adaptive – Alpine Modules – Mt. Brighton, MI 8:30 am
Adaptive – Alpine Modules – Mt. Brighton, MI @ Mt. Brighton
Dec 15 @ 8:30 am – Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm
Description: 3 Track / 4 Track, Slider Exam This one-day exam evaluates the participants teaching, technical and disability knowledge specific to lessons for 3-track, 4-track, up to Skiing Level 6. Movement analysis skills are evaluated indoors with pre-recorded videos of 3-track, 4-track. Skiing skills as well as teaching, technical and disability knowledge are evaluated on the hill to ensure the candidate can effectively and safely teach 3-track, 4-track, up to Level 6. Participant maybe Certified in 3-Track/4-Track at Level I or Level II proficiency. Participant’s MUST have already taken and passed the Adaptive Alpine Workshop & Functional Skiing Assessment prior to this event. Cognitive / Visually Impaired Skiing Exam This one-day exam evaluates the participants teaching, technical and disability knowledge specific to lessons for people with cognitive disabilities and visual impairments, up to Skiing Level 6. Movement analysis skills are evaluated indoors with pre-recorded videos of skiers who have cognitive disabilities and/or visual impairments. Skiing skills as well as teaching, technical and disability knowledge are evaluated on the hill to ensure the participant can effectively and safely teach lessons for people with cognitive disabilities and visual impairments, up to Level 6. Participants may be certified in cognitive disabilities and visual impairments Level I or Level II proficiency. Participants MUST have already taken and passed the Adaptive Alpine Workshop & Functional Skiing Assessment prior to this event. Bi – Ski & Mono – Ski Exam This one-day exam evaluates the participants teaching, technical and disability knowledge specific to bi-ski and mono-ski lessons, up to skiing Level 6. Movement analysis skills are evaluated indoors with pre-recorded videos of bi-skiers and/or mono-skiers. Skiing skills as well as teaching, technical and disability knowledge are evaluated on the hill to ensure the participant can effectively and safely teach adaptive bi-ski and mono-ski lessons up to Level 6. Participants may be certified in Bi-Ski/Mono-Ski Module at Level I or Level II proficiency. Participants MUST have already taken and passed the Adaptive Alpine Workshop & Functional Skiing Assessment prior to this event. Please download the Workbook here
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Cross Country – Cross Country Events – Minocqua Winter Park, WI 8:30 am
Cross Country – Cross Country Events – Minocqua Winter Park, WI @ Minocqua Winter Park & Nordic Center
Dec 16 @ 8:30 am – Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm
Events offered at this location: Cross Country Workshop Level 2 Exam Prep Level 3 Exam Prep Level 1 Exam Level 2 Exam For a full description of these events click here
Snowboard – Snowboard Riding/Teaching Development Two Day – Bottineau, ND 8:30 am
Snowboard – Snowboard Riding/Teaching Development Two Day – Bottineau, ND @ Bottineau Winter Park
Dec 16 @ 8:30 am – Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm
Description: What: continuing education to work on specific tasks or goals tailored by the Tech team leader. Why: This course can be a one or two day development process. The course can focus on individual and group goals for the weekend. How: This program will cover teaching and professional knowledge regarding snowboarding on Day 1 and will cover riding on Day 2 
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Adaptive- Teaching our Guests with Visual Impairment- Online Clinic 6:30 pm
Adaptive- Teaching our Guests with Visual Impairment- Online Clinic @ Online
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Description: The Adaptive Alpine VI Online Prep clinic is an online interactive web clinic. The clinic consists of weekly videoconferences for two (2) hours over three (3) weeks. 1st Session: 12/05/2017 2nd Session: 12/12/2017 3rd Session: 12/19/2017 Each session runs from 6:30pm- 8:30pm Central Time  In this clinic you will: Develop a better understanding of what it is like to have a visual impairment Learn about how the eye works Study common visual impairments you may encounter as an adaptive ski instructor. Study classes of medications commonly prescribed for people with visual impairments Explore effective teaching techniques for teaching people with visual impairments Keep engaged and have checks for understanding In each class, we discuss the skiing, teaching and technical skills that are evaluated against PSIA National Standards. While this clinic is designed as a preparatory clinic for those taking their Level 1 & 2 Cognitive/Visually Impaired Exam, anyone who wants to enhance their VI lessons can benefit from this clinic. This clinic is open to both Members and Non-Members of PSIA-AASI Format: This clinic utilizes GoToMeeting, a web-hosted service for online video conferencing. Prior to each week’s class, you are given a link and a password for the online meeting. You can use either a desktop or mobile device to connect to the meeting and you can receive audio via computer or phone. The presentation and video are shown via sharing of the instructor’s desktop. Throughout each class, there are discussions and online questions to encourage participation. Note: You must be present for all three classes in order to receive PSIA credit. For more information about GoToMeeting, go here: https://www.gotomeeting.com To ensure your computer is capable of using the GoToMeeting format, go here: http://help.citrix.com/meeting/get-ready
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Alpine – Webinar: “Did you see that?”- Online 7:00 pm
Alpine – Webinar: “Did you see that?”- Online
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Description: “Did you see that” is an interactive e-learning event for Central Division Level I, II or III certified members who are interested in further development of their movement analysis skills. This event consists of three two – hour sessions in an e-learning format utilizing video segments of skiers at various levels of development, MODDS movement analysis model, voice interaction and prescription for change. Participants will observe and learn from the Ed Staff facilitator in session one, contribute to movement analysis through Ed Staff guidance in session two and develop movement analysis followed by prescription for change and lesson/coaching development in session three. Session Dates: Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 Sessions will be from 7-9pm CST/ 8-10pm EST
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