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Classes of Membership

Membership Classes & Discounts

Registered Instructor

  • First level of membership in PSIA-AASI Central Division.
  • Requires completing the New Member Application form and payment of dues, currently $117.
  • Entitles member to attend education events that are open to all members and Level I Certification Exams.  See the Events section of this website for specifics.
  • No continuing education requirements.
  • Non-voting membership class.
  • Provides access to all member benefits that do not require certification.
  • Maintain active status by paying annual dues.

 

Certified Instructor

  • Attain at least Level I Certification in Alpine, Snowboard, Cross Country, Telemark or Adaptive disciplines.
  • Must be a registered member of PSIA-AASI Central.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age to attain Certified 1.
  • Maintain active status by paying annual dues and attaining 12 hours (2 days) of update clinics every other year.
  • Voting membership class.
  • Access to member benefits that require certification.

 

Alumni

  • A previously Certified Instructor who has stopped teaching on a permanent basis.
  • Terminates certifications*.
  • Not required to maintain education credit.
  • Entitled to attend all functions and receive all correspondence and literature.
  • Pay reduced dues of $25 to Central Division and $25 to National.
  • Non-voting membership class.

*An Alumnus is eligible to apply for reinstatement of certification(s) and Certified Instructor status.

 

Inactive Member

  • A certified instructor in good standing who wishes to temporarily cease teaching snowsports.
  • Cannot exceed four seasons.
  • Not required to maintain education credit.
  • Entitled to attend all functions and receive all correspondence and literature.
  • Must pay annual dues.
  • Voting membership class.

 

Lifetime Honorary Member

  • Granted at the discretion of the Board of Directors.
  • Not required to pay dues.
  • Not required to maintain education credit.
  • Voting membership class.

 

Active Service Personnel

  • A Registered or Certified Instructor on temporary active duty with the Armed Forces of the United States, the Peace Corps or the Foreign Service.
  • Membership dues and/or education requirements may be waived at the discretion of the Board of Directors.

 

Discounts

 

Student

  • Available to students between the ages of 15 and 23.
  • Must provide proof of enrollment (class schedule, dated student ID card).
  • $20 discount on membership dues.
  • $25 discount on Level I certification exams and Specialist I certificate programs.
  • Must contact the office to receive discounts.

 

Senior

  • $10 discount on dues at 65 years of age
  • $20 discount on dues at 75 years of age.
  • Discounts automatically applied based on date of birth.