Kirk Johnson of Waukee Elected 2015-16 SAI Vice President


Kirk Johnson, principal of Waukee High School, was elected as the 2015-16 vice president of the School Administrators of Iowa.

Responsibilities of an officer on the SAI Executive Committee include actively promoting the mission and goals of the association. “We are fortunate to have leaders like Kirk Johnson who are willing to devote their time to the association, helping us reinforce the important role that effective administration plays in improving schools and creating true learning communities. He will also assist SAI in working to develop educational leaders who help make it possible for all of Iowa’s young people to reach their full potential,” emphasized Dan Smith, SAI executive director. 

Johnson has been Waukee High School principal since 2011 and was previously principal at Vinton-Shellsburg High School from 2008-11. He began his education career as a grades 7-12 business education teacher and a coach at Boyden-Hull Community School District.

His education includes a bachelor's degree in business education from Northwestern College, his master's in education for the principalship from the University of Nebraska and his superintendency certification from Iowa State University.

Johnson will begin his term on the Executive Committee September 1, 2015.

SAI, a statewide organization founded in 1987, represents more than 2,000 Iowa educational administrators. SAI's mission is to support, encourage and develop Iowa’s educational leaders and learners.