Entries by Kristi J

Western Education Foundation

The mission of the Education Foundation is to provide education opportunities for PSIA/AASI-Western instructors looking to enhance their personal growth and further their careers in snowsports instruction. Examples of some of The Education Foundations projects: Direct support of PSIA/AASI-W events such as the Professional Development Day to make education less expensive and more available to […]


In August we are partnering with SkateIA – Skate IA teaches and certifies skaters how to teach. They offer programs in-person and online, and an annual camp for the general skating public called CAMP Skate IA. On August 18-20, members can register with the SkateIA Camp to be held in Los Angeles. Description: Join skating instructors from around the […]

The West is kicking off another great season. Stay tuned!

The Western Division board members just finished planning our 2017-2018 season and we have a lot of great events in store!  We are happy to welcome Kristi Prochazka as the new Administrative Director of PSIA/AASI-W.  She has been a strong employee of the Western office team for eight years.  Her creativeness and motivation to help […]

Inline Update: Skate to Ski Camps, Freestyle Fun + Pro Offers

Other than catching a plane to Australia or Chile this summer, inline skating is one of the best ways to work on your skiing skills while you wait for the snow to return. With inline skates on dry land you can successfully mimic on-snow movement. The dynamic balance, body posture, weight shifting, and rhythm needed […]

You Can Still Play On The Snow!

It May feel like Summer….but some of our Member Schools are still feeling the winter vibe.  Don’t put those skis away yet, below is a list of our Member School Resorts that are still open. Squaw Valley Spring Open daily thru June 4, operating hours: 9am-4pm Open Saturdays & Sundays thru June 25, operating hours are to […]

Another Spring Convention for the books!

PSIA-AASI would like to thank all the members who made this a convention to remember. We had over 300 people come out for a great time this year! Here are some of our favorite pictures. (if the gallery shows up really small on your browser, just click on an image to see them full size)

Thanks for a great season!

The Western Division PSIA-AASI want to thank all of you for another amazing season.  We all had a fullfilling season putting up with all the shoveling, crazy driving, endless powder days and everything else that comes with an epic winter. Message from our president “Our Western membership numbers were record setting this past winter! Thank you […]