Look for the Pins!

PSIA-AASI-logosThe Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (AASI) has more than 32,000 members who teach skiing and snowboarding across the USA and beyond. Programs that certify the skills of instructors to teach snowsports at various levels are certified at various levels by PSIA-AASI. These levels are a great way to evaluate the proficiency of an instructor.

L1BronzePinLevel 1 – Bronze Pin

Level 1 Certified instructors have been certified to teach students through the beginner zone and into the intermediate ability zone.

Look for a bronze colored pin worn by these pros.

L2SilverPinLevel 2 – Silver Pin

Level 2 Certified instructors have been certified to teach through the entire Intermediate zone skiers and riders.

Look for a silver colored pin worn by these pros.

L3GoldPinLevel 3 – Gold Pin

This is the highest level of certification that PSIA-AASI offers.

Level 3 Certified instructors have been certified to teach all levels of skiers and riders.

Many of these pros train other instructors at their school and proudly wear a gold colored pin signifying the accomplishment of their craft.

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Professional Ski Instructors of America
American Association of Snowboard Instructors - Eastern Division

Leader Center for Snowsports Education

1-A Lincoln Avenue
Albany, New York 12205

Phone (518) 452-6095
Fax (518) 452-6099

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