Check out the initial episode of SAI's podcast "It's been SAId: Conversations on leadership," featuring 2022 Iowa Teacher of the Year Sara Russell. SAI Executive Director Lisa Remy talks with Sara who offers 3 Cs for educators, ways to empower student and staff voice, and shares her insight on the teacher shortage as well as suggestions for reducing educator burnout.
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SAI Legal Services Director Matt Carver addresses some of the key factors the Supreme Court considered in reaching its opinion and offers key points to approach these issues after the recent decision. Read more »


Iowa school districts are required by § 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 »