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Membership Categories, Requirements, & Discounts

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Membership Categories

Registered Instructor

  • The first level of membership in PSIA-AASI Central.

  • Requires completing the New Member Application form and payment of dues.

  • Entitles member to attend education events that are open to all members and Level I Certification Exams. See the Event Calendar 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 Member

  • Attain at least Level I Certification in Alpine, Snowboard, Cross Country, Telemark or Adaptive disciplines.
  • Must be a registered member of PSIA-AASI Central.
  • Maintain active status by paying annual dues and obtain a minimum of 6 CEU’s every membership year (July 1 – June 30.) Any CEU hours greater than 6 obtained in a membership year will be applied towards the CEU requirement for the following membership year only.

    ***COVID & CEUs

  • 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 $27.50 to Central and $27 to National.

  • Non-voting membership class.
*An Alumnus is eligible to apply for reinstatement of certification(s) and Certified Instructor status.

Inactive Member

  • If you are a Certified Member and haven’t maintained your CEU requirements.  

  • You will see a delinquency fee on your membership dues renewal invoice.

  • To return to certified active status, you will need to complete the minimum number of CEU’s based on the number of years you have been delinquent. 

    • 1 year: 12 CEUs
    • 2 years: 18 CEUs
    • 3 years: 24 CEUs
    • 4 years: 24 CEUs
  • If you fail to earn the minimum amount of CEUs at the end of 4 years, you’ll be reassigned to the Alumni Member Category. 

Lifetime 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.

Ski School Membership

  • Check out our Member School information

Discounts

Student

  • Available to students under the age of 23.
  • Must provide proof of enrollment (class schedule, dated student ID card). All students under the age of 18 who attend high school do not need proof of enrollment.
  • $20 discount on membership dues.
  • $25 discount on Level I Certification Exams.

  • Must contact the office to receive discounts on exams. 

Senior

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

Discounts

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