Teacher Innovator Awards

Recognizing America’s Most Innovative Teachers

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, 2 or 3 DVD, select Innovation Nation and The Henry Ford merchandise and mementos.

Application Period

December 1, 2017 - February 28, 2018
Winners will be announced June 11, 2018

Official rules


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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