Upcoming Events

Addressing Student Behavior through Brain-aligned, Relational Discipline-3-part virtual learning series Jan 27
Engage with Dr. Lori Desautels, a brain-based discipline expert, to learn new brain-aligned strategies for meeting students' brain development to promote lasting behavioral changes and the healthy regulation of the nervous system. This new lens for relational discipline is effective and supportive for all students!
School Law Conference - virtual learning Feb 15
A variety of timely and relevant legal topics offered by Iowa's leading education attorneys.
Women in Education Leadership Conference Mar 24
Join us for this learning and networking experience intended especially for practicing and aspiring female leaders. Get ready to be inspired and empowered by LaVonna Roth who will be leading us through her Ignite Your (Leadership) S.H.I.N.E.® Framework—an approach for building a human-focused culture. Engage with colleagues around problems of practice and hear from other female leaders.
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Recent News

This first-of-its-kind research shows the impact of the unprecedented crises of 2020–21 on the profession and what principals need to help students and schools recover and succeed. | Read More
A highly skilled educational administrator with experience as both a district and school leader will serve as the next executive director of School Administrators of Iowa. Dr. Remy currently serves as superintendent of the West Des Moines Community School District, a role she has held since 2013. There, she has worked closely with the Board of Education to establish and monitor ambitious goals for the district, using data to drive all key decision-making. She has also focused on leading professional development for the administrative team and recruiting and retaining high-quality teachers and staff. | Read More
School Administrators of Iowa has named Lori Cooling, associate principal and activities director at John Adams Middle School in Mason City, as the 2021-22 Iowa Assistant Secondary Principal of the Year. | Read More
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Legal Issues

Student residency 🔒(members-only content)

Title IX
Compliance information provided by the Iowa Department of Education.

Student vaping as published in Oct. '18 SAI Report 🔒(members-only content)
Considerations for schools regarding e-cigarette use.

Custody issues webinar 🔒(members-only content)
SAI Legal Services Director Matt Carver covers frequently asked questions regarding child custody in this 11-minute video.

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