JUNE 2016 EDITION            
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Mission  Statement
The Foundation for Pool and Spa Industry Education (FPSIE) was established in 2006 to advance scholarships and professionalism within the workforce of the pool and spa industry and its future leaders.  FPSIE, is dedicated to raising the standards of unbiased knowledge for all trades involved in residential and commercial swimming pools, and hot tubs with respect to design, functionality, safety, and energy efficiency.  FPSIE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Sacramento, California, and achieves its mission by establishing an educational outlet to train, motivate, validate, and educate through an accredited curriculum of courses and testing.
Press Release
April 2016, 1st Annual Fishing With FPSIE fundraiser at Collins Lake, CA was a huge success thanks to the many sponsors, volunteers and attendees.

FPSIE - Phil's File
Instructor's Welcomed!
FPSIE is in the process of recruiting California trainers for the upcoming 2016-2017 Fall and Spring courses. If you have a passion for education and training or know someone who does, this is a must read article. FPSIE has established an attractive compensation package for those whom are interested in making extra supplemental income.


Onsite Courses
Resuming Fall 2016. Join our mailing list and follow us on Facebook for all the latest course updates!

Online Courses
Online courses are available at fpsie.org 24/7/365 from the comfort of your home or office. For a full list of our online courses please  visit our website

Popular Online Summer Courses

Pool Operator Primer (POP™) 
Take the first step toward becoming an NSPF® Certified Pool Operator®(CPO®). Learn more and register Here

Basic Hydraulics and System Components© - Modeled after onsite course offered by Mr. Hydraulics himself, Fred Hare. Learn more and register  Here

Certified Pool/Spa Inspector™(CPI™) - Standardized training for health officials and pool operators. Learn more and register  Here
Save the Date!
Follow FPSIE on Facebook to receive updates on these upcoming events. 

Pool Industry Expo (PIE) Show -  Sept. 29-Oct.1
Premier trade show held in Monterey, CA. Visit FPSIE at booth 500.

Golftoberfest Golf Tournament -  Oct. 22
Annual Golf Tournament held at Darkhorse Golf Club in Auburn, CA. 

International Pool and Spa Show - Nov. 2-4
Trade show being held in New Orleans, LA. Be sure to stop by the FPSIE booth!


In Memory of
Donald Wilson -  HASA, Inc.
1927 - 2016

Philip Gelhaus and Don Wilson at the Western Pool & Spa Show in 2010
It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Donald Wilson, at the age of 88.  Our sympathy goes out to the Wilson family and the HASA family.

Don has been a true pioneer in the Pool and Spa Industry and will be missed by many. As a tribute to Don, FPSIE will be placing a brick in the FPSIE "Walk of Fame." 
Become a FPSIE Sponsor!
Learn how you can help us continue our mission!
FPSIE Fundraising Campaigns
FPSIE has partnered with several businesses, organizations, and events to offer you opportunities to support education for our industry. Read below to find out how you can support FPSIE in unique ways. 

Amazon Smile
We have partnered with Amazon Smile to offer a way for FPSIE supporters to contribute through their Amazon purchases. 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases goes towards supporting FPSIE and its mission. Sign Up before your next Amazon order! 

California State Fair
We have teamed up with the California State Fair to offer our supporters an opportunity to contribute towards our organization and mission when you purchase tickets to the California State Fair. $1 of the proceeds from the the purchase of each Ticket, Fun Pack, Wristband, or Season Pass will be donated to FPSIE. Discounted ticket pricing is also available until July 7th, so pick up your tickets today! Simply enter the special code FPSIE to participate when purchasing tickets . Purchase your tickets  Here 

Macy's 2016  Shop For A Cause
Starting June 20th, FPSIE will sell $5  Shop For A Cause  savings passes which can be used from August 26-28, 2016 to receive 25% off of regular, sale and clearance merchandise, and 10% off of electronics, watches, furniture, mattresses and rugs/floor coverings at Macy's. Macy's saving pass holders will also be eligible to win a $500 dollar gift card. Passes will be available for purchase on fpsie.org soon. Follow FPSIE on Facebook to receive updates on how to purchase  Shop For A Cause  passes. Learn more about  Shop For A Cause  Here