Teacher Innovator Awards

Recognizing America’s Most Innovative Teachers

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’re looking for teachers who demonstrate the habits of an innovator. Teachers who inspire their students to challenge the rules and take risks, who demonstrate how to be collaborative and empathetic, and teach the value of learning from staying curious and learning from failure. 


Grand 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. 

First Place: 10 Awarded

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

Application Period

The 2019 application period will begin October 1, 2018 and closes February 1, 2019. 

Winners will be announced on or about June 1st, 2019

Additional Information

Official Rules (PDF)

Fact Sheet (PDF)


Litton Entertainment and The Henry Ford present The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation, a weekly celebration of the inventor's spirit. Hosted by CBS News correspondent Mo Rocca.

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