Teacher Innovator Awards from The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford and Litton Entertainment are proud to sponsor a third year of The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation Teacher Innovator Awards! Looks like a great opportunity.

From The Henry Ford:

Do you know a teacher who has inspired others to challenge the limits of what’s possible? Who encourages others to create bold solutions?

We are looking for teachers who demonstrate an original and creative approach to teaching, exhibit resourcefulness, engage students, and are making a positive impact on not only their classroom but their community, colleagues, administrators, school, and/or district. We want to know what makes these teachers innovative? How do they define innovation? How do they convey innovation to their students?

Twenty teachers in total will receive prizes, with the top ten grand prize winners receiving a five-day long “Innovation Immersion Experience” at The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan. Winners will be announced in June. 

The awards were created to accompany the national television show, The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation which airs on CBS Saturday mornings. The TV show is hosted by CBS News correspondent Mo Rocca and provides a weekly celebration of the inventor’s spirit, telling fascinating stories of historic innovators of the past and forward-thinking visionaries of today.


First Prize: 10 Awarded

Innovation Immersion Experience at The Henry Ford, including round-trip airfare, accommodations, behind-the-scenes tours with curators, recognition ceremony, and more.

Second Prize: 10 Awarded

Innovation Nation Season 1 or 2 DVD, select Innovation Nation and The Henry Ford merchandise and mementos.

Application Period

December 1, 2016 - February 28, 2017
Winners will be announced June 5, 2017

Nominations are due by February 28, 2017

For more information, contact: TIA@thehenryford.org

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Think big with learning resources and special discounts for teachers, students and restlessly curious minds. www.thehenryford.org/OnLearning.

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