RSAI is Iowa's state affiliate of the National Rural Education Association (NREA). NREA helps rural educators find and use resources needed to educate today's students. NREA offers benefits to RSAI including: access to information on federal legislation, the Annual NREA Convention, access to the Rural Educator peer-reviewed professional publication, NREA website, award and grant program notifications, and various publications and newsletters. You can learn more on the NREA Website.

NREA Social Media

The Rural Educator Journal

The Rural Educator is the official journal of the National Rural Education Education (NREA). It is a peer-reviewed journal published three times per year. Learn more and read the latest issue linked below.

NREA Resources

Find NREA Resources by Topics, such as information on Equity & Inclusion, Mental & Emotional Health, College Attainment, Diverse Populations, Remote Learning, and more.

NREA Blog Posts

Find the latest NREA Blogs on topics such as Broadband Connective and Learning, Technology and Rural Schools, and more.

I Am A Rural Teacher

A joint project of Rural Schools Collaborative and NREA, "I Am A Rural Teacher" celebrates great teachers in rural places by providing resources and giving voice to our amazing rural teachers. Learn more and share your own stories.

NREA Annual Convention "National Forum to Advance Rural Education"

Find resources about the latest NREA Annual Convention.

NREA Newsletters

NREA shares regular newsletters for members. Find the latest newsletter posted below.

NREA Research Links

Find links below to some of the most downloaded articles from NREA's The Rural Educator.