Charles City Superintendent is Incoming SAI Vice President


Dan Cox, Charles City superintendent, has been elected vice president of School Administrators of Iowa, and will begin his term on the SAI Executive Committee September 1, 2016.

“I am deeply humbled and honored to have been elected as the next SAI vice president. I look forward to working with the SAI team to deepen the impact our organization can have on its members,” Cox shared.

Responsibilities of the SAI Executive Committee include actively promoting and delivering on the mission and goals of the association, which involve developing Iowa’s educational leaders and learners.

“We are excited to welcome Dan Cox into SAI leadership. Since becoming superintendent at Charles City, Dan has exhibited tremendous leadership not only within his district and region, but also across the state. I look forward to working with Dan for the next four years as a member of the SAI leadership team,” emphasized Roark Horn, SAI executive director.

Cox became the Charles City district’s superintendent in 2013. He previously served as principal at Hoover Middle School in Waterloo. He began his education career as a Spanish and social studies teacher at Essex High School.

His educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in social science, master’s degree in Spanish teaching and PK-12 principal certification from the University of Northern Iowa. He earned his superintendent certification and doctorate degrees from Iowa State University.