Fillmore County Journal: SLAM Open House at Chatfield High School
By Mary Allen, December 30, 2019
SLAM (Students Learning Advanced Manufacturing) held an open house in the STEM shop at Chatfield High School on December 18, 2019. According to Calvin Clemons, MSCS (Minnesota State College Southeast) Director of Trade and Technology, this Open Hour is "an opportunity to meet the inspired teachers, administrators and manufacturers who are creating a vibrant partnership to bring new education opportunities to high school students in southeast Minnesota." SLAM is a three-year funded NSF (National Science Foundation) grant to "establish a Rural Advanced Manufacturing Education Hub in the Upper Mississippi River Basin." NSF dedicated $441,951 to the expansion of MSCS efforts to build high school partnerships throughout southeast Minnesota. Chatfield High School and Cannon Falls High School are two hubs that have been established with the college with coursework that started this fall.
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