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Children's Specialist 1 Hybrid Exam


Day 1: Monday, November 15, 2021 from 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm ET
Day 2: Monday, November 22, 2021 from 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm ET
Day 3: Saturday, November 27, 2021 from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm ET
Day 4: Sunday, November 28, 2021 from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm ET
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Event Type: Certificate Assessment

Location: Wild Mountain (TBA - Meeting Location will be sent out by the examiner closer to the start of the event. )
Arrive 15 minutes before.

Available Registration Packages (click for more info):
Package - You will be registered for all three sessions of the event.:
- Advanced Rate: $198.00 (available through Sunday, October 31)
- Regular Rate: $223.00 (available through Tuesday, November 9)
- Late Rate: $248.00
- CEUs: 12

Prerequisites: Current PSIA-AASI Membership, Children's Specialist 1 E-Learning Course, Level I Certification

Registration Deadline: Monday, November 8, 2021, 11:59 pm ET

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Online Registration: CLOSED

Offline Registration: Contact the division office.


Course Description:

The Children's Specialist 1 (CS1) is an entry-level, multi-discipline (Alpine, Snowboard, and Telemark) children's education course for PSIA - AASI (Level I Certified or Higher) Members and includes an evaluation. 


The clinic is designed around teaching children in groups utilizing the concepts and knowledge gained by studying the written materials and completing the Children's Specialist 1 E-learning courses (or CS1 Cross country Workbook). The program's purpose is to share and improve the candidate's ability to provide great lessons to our largest customer base in Central Division, children.  


The event will consist of: (When registering, the participant will be registered for the online & on-snow sessions)

  • An Online E-learning portion
  • Two 2-hour Online Prep Webinars
  • Will include a discussion of the National Standards and Performance
  • Review of the concepts of movement analysis with children
  • Participants will the prep webinar to develop their lesson plan. Using the teaching log and feedback before the on-snow presentation.  
  • A Two-Day On-Snow Module
  • Participants will continue to learn tools for creating engaging and creative lessons. 
  • The student will have the opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned through an assessment of their technical and movement analysis skills and preparation of a people and teaching skills segment for children in the beginner to intermediate zones.

CS1 facilitators assess candidate knowledge, comprehension, and application of materials throughout the entire event. Active participation and attendance are required throughout each session of the event.  


Prerequisites for Registration:

  • Current Member of PSIA-AASI
  • PSIA-AASI Level I Certification or Higher in any discipline
  • Read and obtain the following materials (Digitial or Printed)
  • Teaching Snowsports Manual
  • Children's Instructional Manual (2nd Edition) - legacy manual
  • Teaching Children Snowsports Manual (2021)
  • Complete the Children's Specialist 1 E-Learning Course
  • Review & Start the Children's Specialist 1 Teaching Log -This is your lesson plan for the on-snow presentation.  You will develop this during the online sessions and submit it to the clinician running the event.


For more information on the prerequisites & recommended materials for this course, please review the PSIA AASI Central Children's Education & Certification Page. 




Additional Event Details:

*Access information for the virtual event will be included in the event confirmation email.


The Prep Webinars will be hosted from 8:00 PM (ET) - 10:00 PM (ET).

The On-Snow Event will be held from 10:00 AM (CT) - 4:00 PM (CT).







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Package - You will be registered for all three sessions of the event.

Package Price:
- Advanced Rate: $198.00 (available through Sunday, October 31)
- Regular Rate: $223.00 (available through Tuesday, November 9)
- Late Rate: $248.00

CEUs: 12

Prerequisites: Current PSIA-AASI Membership

Registration Deadline Monday, November 8, 2021, 11:59 pm ET

Package Description: You will be registered for all three sessions of the event. Please answer the question below.

This package includes each of the following sections.

Session Registrations: You will be registered for all three sessions. (Includes the following):
- Children's Specialist 1 Virtual Prep Webinar (1st Session)
     November 15, 2021 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm ET
- Children's Specialist 1 Virtual Prep Webinar (2nd Session)
     November 22, 2021 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm ET
- Children's Specialist 1 On-Snow Exam
     November 27, 2021, 11:00 am to November 28, 2021, 5:00 pm ET

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