Children who are healthy and well fed are best suited to learn. AASA is a strong advocate for child nutrition – through our work on school breakfast, health insurance and coordinated school health among many other projects, we support the whole child and help our members ensure that their students are all given the best shot at a healthy lifestyle. Read more »


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. Read more »


Four months ago, Congress passed the Every Student Succeeds Act as the latest iteration of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. While the bill is more than 1,000 pages in length, it lacks the level of detail necessary to fully support successful implementation at the local level, and that is where the regulatory process comes in. Read more »


Lowell Ernst, director of K-12 instruction for the Pella Community School District, has been named the 2016 Iowa Central Office Administrator of the Year by the School Administrators of Iowa. Read more »