Join SAI

By becoming a member of School Administrators of Iowa, you can help us continue to build a strong and viable organization that represents more than 2,000 of Iowa's educational leaders. Join us to advance a quality preK-12 educational program in our state.

- Dr. Roark Horn, SAI Executive Director


2019-20 Membership Year

Renew your membership by logging in to the SAI member portal beginning May 1.

New members, a form will be posted by May 1 and submit it to your business office for payment.

Consider the Value of SAI Membership

Professional Growth

  • Workshops bringing school administrators together to learn about pertinent topics facing Iowa schools
  • Annual August conference, featuring national and local experts, and attracting over 1,200 participants


  • Mentor program for new administrators
  • Networking opportunities with your colleagues

 Legal Services 

  • Legal assistance program — financial help for a member subject to adverse employment action ($500-$1,000 based on consecutive years of membership)
  • Legal guidance from a full-time staff attorney on school law issues
  • Review of handbook provisions 

Legislative Representation 

  • Your voice is heard through our lobbying efforts in the Iowa legislature and with Iowans in Congress


  • Monthly newsletter, SAI Report
  • Legislative Briefs, a weekly update while the General Assembly is in session 

National Presence

SAI maintains a close working relationship with these national organizations: 

  • National Association of Elementary School Principals 
  • National Association of Secondary School Principals 
  • American Association of School Administrators 

Employment Assistance 

  • Mediation assistance for members experiencing job-related conflicts
  • Salary information
  • Review of individual contracts 


  • Consultation with professional staff who are attentive to members' needs and interests
  • SAI website which can provide information seven days a week, 24 hours a day including:
    • online learning seminars
    • legal issues resources
    • archived issues of the SAI Report