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. Lisa Remy, SAI Executive Director

2023-24 membership - member benefits brochure

  • Renew your membership for 2023-24 by logging in to the SAI member portal.
  • New 2023-24 practicing administrator members may complete this enrollment form and submit it to your business office for payment. Other individuals interested in joining, may consult the additional member categories and complete the corresponding membership form.
  • As a member organization, SAI depends on volunteers to help achieve its mission. Practicing administrators, consider signing up for a 2023-24 committee. Committee positions are available to practicing members. 

Consider the Value of SAI Membership

CatchLife30 - Access a 30-day challenge and jumpstart your healthy habits

Research and resources - Request what you need

Leadership opportunities - Serve on a committee or in an officer position, and contribute to the collective voice of school leaders

Legal assistance - Benefit from coverage under SAI policy—amount ranges from $500-$3,000 based on consecutive years of membership

Legal support - Call or email SAI’s attorney as needed (attorney-client privilege applies to all communications)

Legislative advocacy and updates - Receive weekly updates during the session and know that SAI is the voice of school leaders at the Capitol

Marshall Memo - Weekly email designed to keep you well-informed on current research and effective practices in K-12 education. Curator Kim Marshall draws on 48 years of experience as a teacher, principal, central office administrator, writer and consultant to serve as your “designated reader.”

Members-only content - Access topic-specific leadership blogs and legal resources on SAI website

Mentoring and Induction - Participate as a new leader or serve as a mentor in SAI's year-long program to contribute to the growth and retention of school leaders

Professional learning - Get member rates to all SAI events:

  • Annual Conference
  • School Law Conference
  • Women in Educational Leadership Conference
  • Workshops (both in-person and virtual)
  • Take 20 - free 20-minute webinars on timely topics

Professional recognition - Nominate and celebrate Administrator of the Year Awards

Professional support - Enhance your leadership with career consultation, confidential problem-solving, facilitated connections to other school leaders who have successfully navigated issues, and licensure renewal support

SAI Report - Receive nine monthly e-newsletter issues with timely articles focused on leadership, legal issues and professional learning

THE MAIN IDEA - Get a monthly summary of a current education or leadership book, including a full page of PD suggestions to introduce the book’s ideas to your staff, and access to over 150 book summaries and workshops in a searchable archive

National Presence

SAI maintains a close working relationship with these national organizations: