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Thank you for your interest in the Iowa Boater Education Program and your commitment to the future of boating. Your time is your most valuable commodity. Giving of that time to teach Boater Education will be a rewarding and fulfilling experience. Being an apprentice is the first step. Your apprenticeship means you are in the process of becoming a Certified Volunteer Iowa Boater Education Instructor. Our Volunteers take great pride in being part of a successful and well respected program. We have very dedicated and passionate Instructors that have served the program for over 30 years. Those Instructors feel that they are truly held at a higher standard as boating safety enthusiasts. Instructors must maintain a very high ethical standard in the boating field and in the classroom to be role models and mentors to young boaters. Being a good role model means protecting the integrity of the program. Hundreds of dedicated Volunteers have given of themselves to keep recreational boating a safe and enjoyable activity. As you proceed on in the certification process you are required to accomplish the following, not in any particular order: Attend a Boater Education Class to acquire your student certification, if you have not already done so Assist in teaching one Boater Education Class under the direction of another Instructor Attend a New Boater Education Instructor Workshop presented by the Boating Education Coordinator. Once these steps are completed it is your responsibility to notify the Education Coordinator as to the dates and locations where these steps were met. Once again, thank you for your commitment to the Iowa Boater Education Program. Your time and dedication to this program will keep recreational boating in Iowa safe and enjoyable. Boating Education Coordinator


 

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