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Children's Specialist 1 Hybrid Exam

Day 1: Monday, November 28, 2022 from 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm ET
Day 2: Saturday, December 10, 2022 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm ET
Day 3: Sunday, December 11, 2022 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm ET
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Event Type: Certificate Assessment

Location: Nubs Nob (Main Lodge - Cafeteria Area )
Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the event.

Available Registration Packages (click for more info):
Children's Specialist 1 Hybrid Exam:
- Advanced Rate: $198.00 (available through Sunday, November 13)
- Regular Rate: $223.00 (available through Sunday, November 20)
- 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 21, 2022, 11:59 pm ET

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
  • One 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.

 All event-specific information will be included in the event confirmation email sent after registering, including information related to lodging and ticket information.

The Prep Webinar: 8:00 PM (ET) - 10:00 PM (ET) (7:00 PM (CT) - 9:00 PM (CT) (11/28/22)

The On-Snow Event will be held from 9:00 AM (ET) - 4:00 PM (ET). (Please arrive 30 minutes before the start of the event)

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Children's Specialist 1 Hybrid Exam

Package Price:
- Advanced Rate: $198.00 (available through Sunday, November 13)
- Regular Rate: $223.00 (available through Sunday, November 20)
- Late Rate: $248.00

CEUs: 12

Prerequisites: Current PSIA-AASI Membership

Registration Deadline Monday, November 21, 2022, 11:59 pm ET

This package includes each of the following sections.

Children's Specialist 1 Exam (Virtual & On-Snow) (Includes the following):
- Children's Specialist 1 Prep Webinar
     November 28, 2022 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm ET
- Children's Specialist 1 On-Snow Exam (2-Day)
     December 10, 2022, 9:00 am to December 11, 2022, 4:00 pm ET

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