National SAM Innovation Project Director Mark ShellingerSchool Administration Managers and principals met Nov. 30 for the Annual SAMs Conference to receive national updates, hear about the executive coaching proposal and its ties to SAMs, listen to presentations from Iowa SAMs/principal teams, and develop action steps based on what was learned during the day. Read more »


Brenda Maro, assistant principal at George Washington Middle School in Dubuque, is the 2012-13 Iowa Assistant Principal of the Year as named by School Administrators of Iowa. Read more »


Tom Lane, superintendent of the Carlisle Community School District, has been named the 2012-13 Iowa Superintendent of the Year by the School Administrators of Iowa. Read more »


SAI staffers have assembled this brief list of education and leadership blogs to supplement your learning. Read more »