Teacher Innovator Awards

Recognizing America’s Most Innovative Teachers

We’re looking for teachers who demonstrate ingenuity and resourcefulness, who approach teaching and learning creatively, and who are using the classroom to inspire innovation, creativity, problem solving, and critical thinking.


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.

Official Rules

Application Period

December 1, 2016 - February 28, 2017

Winners will be announced June 5, 2017

Innovation Nation

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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