For many members, certification is their primary reason for becoming a member of PSIA-AASI. Whether you’re new to teaching or a season veteran, certification is one of the best ways to advance your career as a ski instructor. Most ski schools offer increased pay and standing to certified instructors, with the benefits generally increasing at higher levels of certification. Once you become certified, you are required to maintain your certification by fulfilling the PSIA-AASI Continuing Education requirements.

Adaptive Alpine

Adaptive Alpine is the discipline of teaching people with physical or mental disabilities to ski using a variety of techniques and equipment. Certifications are awarded according to the PSIA Adaptive Alpine National Standards.

Adaptive Snowboard

Adaptive Snowboard is the discipline of teaching snowboarding to people with physical or mental disabilities, using a variety of equipment and techniques. Certifications are awarded based on the AASI Adaptive Snowboard National Standards.