• InHub

The Henry Ford Announces 2024 Teacher Innovator Award Recipients presented by RTX

  • May 02, 2024

Awards Recognize Innovative Teachers Across the Globe

(Dearborn, Mich. – April 24, 2024) – The Henry Ford is thrilled to announce the grand prize winners of the 2024 Teacher Innovator Awards, presented by RTX. The Henry Ford Teacher Innovator Awards recognizes teachers who inspire students in their classrooms to use innovation and invention through education lessons and practices.

Grand Prize Winners:
inHub National Teacher of the Year Award: Michael Craig, Detroit, Michigan.
inHub International Teacher of the Year Award: Josefina Rangel Castorena, Mexico City, Mexico
Invention Convention Teacher of the Year Award: Doug Scott, Hopkinton, Massachusetts.

The Grand Prize winners receive an all-expenses paid trip to the 2024 RTX Invention Convention U.S. Nationals on June 5-7, where they will have the opportunity to take place in student judging and receive their awards at the event's ceremony on June 7. Winners also receive $3,000 for classroom supplies, and a 1-year membership to The Henry Ford.

“Through Teacher Innovator Awards, we honor educators who ignite their student's creativity and curiosity, shaping tomorrow's thinkers and leaders through the power of invention learning,” said Lucie Howell, Chief Learning Officer.

For more information on The Henry Ford's educational programs, learning tools and more, visit www.inhub.thehenryford.org.

The Henry Ford
Located in Dearborn, Michigan, The Henry Ford is a globally recognized destination that fosters inspiration and learning from hands-on encounters with artifacts representing the most comprehensive collection anywhere focusing on innovation, ingenuity, and resourcefulness. Its unique venues include Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, Greenfield Village, Ford Rouge Factory Tour, Benson Ford Research Center, Giant Screen Experience and Henry Ford Academy, a public charter high school. The Henry Ford inspires every individual to unlock their potential and help shape a better future through a variety of channels, including its online presence thehenryford.org, its Emmy®-winning national television series, The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation, and The Henry Ford’s Invention Convention Worldwide, a global K-12 invention education curricular program that teaches students problem-solving, entrepreneurship, and creativity skills. With the support of a growing community of affiliates and supporters, The Henry Ford is the home of RTX Invention Convention U.S. Nationals, Invention Convention Americas and Invention Convention Michigan.

More to discover

A Community Built by Educators for Educators

Help prepare all learners to be world-changing innovators, inventors & entrepreneurs.

inHub Overview

Integrate Innovation Learning into Your Classroom

Learn more about workshops and experiences designed just for educators.

Professional Development

Resources that Activate an Innovative Mindset

Connect core disciplinary understanding to the real-world.

Curriculum Resources

Take Learning Beyond the Classroom

Introduce them to iconic inventions, inspiring individuals, and unique settings that have changed the world.

Experiences & Field Trips
Join for free