On June 22nd, inHub celebrates its 1st anniversary! We can’t believe a year has already passed since we started our official journey and what a year it’s been! inHub was built by educators, for educators and our team has been following our own innovation journey optimizing after every new resource we launch and every program we run. We’re happy to share a look at all the things we’ve accomplished so far!
Throughout the past year, we’ve had the opportunity to host many programs and professional development events, both virtually and in-person, geared towards introducing educators to The Henry Ford’s educational resources and exploring ways they can bring innovation learning into their classrooms.
We hosted 5 virtual THF Conversations for Educators with thought leaders like Zaretta Hammond, Eunique Jones Gibson, and our friends at Sesame Workshop. We’ve also offered 9 professional development workshops and 2 online courses, involving 280 participants. These workshops, both virtual and in-person, were conducted with incredible partners including the Jacobson Institute, Mosaic Film Experience, Wayne RESA, Henry Ford Academy and the National Council for History Education. Learn more about some of these experiences here.
(Left) Olivia Marsh and Phil Grumm of the Learning and Engagement Team introduced Model i to educators who attended the Wayne RESA Maker-STEM Summit this spring. (Right) Educators collaborate and create their own innovation journeys during the National Council for History Education colloquium this spring.
In 2021 we ran a virtual version of The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation Teacher Innovator Awards, presented by Raytheon Technologies, which recognized 10 innovative teachers across the country. In July 2022, we will welcome 10 new teachers to The Henry Ford’s campus to recognize their accomplishments. We’re also looking forward to running our first Educator-In-Residence Program for 10-12 teachers that will span the 2022-23 school year.