About Us

SAI, a statewide organization founded in 1987, represents more than 2,000 Iowa educational administrators.

SAI Vision Statement:

All members will feel valued as professionals and inspired to be leaders of learning in their communities.

SAI Mission Statement:

The role of SAI is to support, encourage and develop Iowa's educational leaders and learners. 

SAI Strategic Framework:

A visual of what guides our work, including our values and Theory of Action.

What We Do

  • offer many leadership development and learning opportunities each year
  • publish the SAI Report, a monthly electronic newsletter September-May of each year
  • host the SAI Annual Conference and Exhibits
  • and serve as the voice for and advocate of the association profession.

Some Data

  • School Administrators of Iowa is the membership organization and voice of the Iowa's PK-12 education leaders. Founded in 1987, SAI has more than 2,000 members who serve as school superintendents, principals, curriculum directors, area education agency administrators, and colleges of education professors.

Our Governance:

SAI is governed by a seven-member Executive Committee and a 35-member Representative Council partially comprised of three members from each of the nine SAI Districts in the state. These District Officers are representative of educational leaders from elementary, secondary and general administration areas.

Our Staff:

In many instances, SAI staff members have served in educational administration roles.