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Alpine Education Staff Tryouts
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Dates: Saturday, February 29, 2020 - Sunday, March 1, 2020 from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (2 Days)

Location: Afton Alps, meet at Meadows Chalet

Education Hours Granted: 12

Tags: Alpine, Staff Tryouts

Prerequsities: Alpine Level 3 Certification; Children's Specialist Level 2 Accreditation; Current PSIA/AASI Membership

Registration Deadline: Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

Online Registration: CLOSED

Offline Registration: Late registration may be available, subject to group size restrictions. To inquire, please call or email us at or 231-335-4627 to request entry (late registration fees apply).

Pathway to Education Staff

This event is open to anyone who meets the prerequisites of:
Alpine Level 3 Certified | Have an active trainer role at your home resort Ski School


    • Represent a High degree of professionalism


    • Outstanding communication skills


    • Self-starter re: continued professional development in skiing and teaching abilities


    • Ongoing contributor to the PSIA-AASI Knowledge Base


    • Commitment to work when/as needed (Please consider this carefully)


Education Staff Tryout Process: (All documents should be submitted by 2/19/20)

    • Submit a written essay/article suitable for publication. no more than 1000 words.


    • Cover letter should include "Why I would be an asset to the Education Staff" - (you can do this on your video) We'd like to understand why you are trying out, what unique qualities you'll bring to the team, and how you'll support it.


    • Submit a Video Portfolio of free-skiing and benchmarks. Just a reminder, it's LIII, so dial it up a bit- include some performance skiing, and bend 'em.


    • Prepare a 5-7 minute Indoor Presentation (on your article, or a subject of interest to you and the membership).


    • After vetting/review, receive an invitation to the on-snow 2-day tryout based on materials submitted. (no fee).


    • Be prepared to demonstrate your ability to prepare meaningful feedback (you may be asked to complete a sample scorecard).


    • Participate in both days of the tryouts. Inspire us. Upon successful tryout, you'll be hired immediately (ish), and start training.


For more information, contact the Alpine Admin - Ken Herman at

*We will reserve the right to cancel or reschedule if we do not have enough qualified applicants.

All PSIA/AASI members must follow the PSIA/AASI code of conduct.