Upcoming Events

New Administrators Institutes Jul 12
Level-specific on separate days, these institutes will provide new administrators the opportunity not only for learning focused on getting a solid start but also for developing their professional network.
Pre-Conference Aug 02
Relationships Are the Oxygen of the Nervous System: Applications of the New Research in Applied Educational Neuroscience. Join Dr. Lori Desautels to explore how trauma and adversity impact the developing brain and body and show up in the challenging behaviors we sometimes see. Learn about mitigating the effects of trauma in our schools and communities while building resiliency and a secure sense of belonging through a relational approach to discipline.
Annual Conference Aug 03
The premier event of the year for Iowa school leaders. Join us for this time of connecting and learning with your colleagues and nationally recognized experts.
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Recent News

Iowa school districts are required by ยง chapter 284A.5 to have a mentoring and induction plan for beginning principals and persons new to the superintendency regardless of whether you have a beginning administrator in any given year. | Read More
Serving on an SAI committee provides a chance for you to give back to the profession, add to your learning, and network with your colleagues. Consider an opportunity to strengthen your professional organization. | Read More
Gretchen Kriegel, assistant superintendent of Marion Independent School District, has been named the 2022 Central Office Administrator of the Year by ... | Read More
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Legal Issues

Student residency ๐Ÿ”’(members-only content)

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

Student vaping as published in Oct. '18 SAI Report ๐Ÿ”’(members-only content)
Considerations for schools regarding e-cigarette use.

Custody issues webinar ๐Ÿ”’(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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