Our Purpose

Seek and secure partnerships with local and national organizations and sports franchises in order to prepare students to be successful in college and careers beyond
Support the development, research-based validation, and implementation of SLAM’s curriculum;
Recruit and train outstanding educators and school leaders who are passionate about transforming education norms in order to best serve students
Train and support school leaders and local entities to open and operate SLAM schools that serve their communities




Facilitate the exchange for innovative best practices throughout the SLAM network
Provide professional development for school leaders, faculty, and staff in the implementation of curriculum, athletics and school operations
Provide access to network of SLAM educators, mentors and resources to SLAM schools