Innovative Delaware Educator Awards

Recipients of the 2020 Innovative Delaware Educator Awards

Empowering forward-thinking educators

The Innovative Delaware Educators Awards (IDEAs) celebrate educators who provide "wheels up" moments for their high school students and school communities, and share their amazing ideas with the broader community. IDEAs are mini-grants for educators of up to $500 to be used on implementing innovative projects in their schools.

2020 Award Recipients

Eligibility

Applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Work in a school in Delaware
  • Must be a full-time, secondary educator involved with learning and curriculum and/or classroom instruction (any subject)
  • Worked in the Delaware high school for at least one year

2020 Schedule

December 6, 2019 Application deadline
December 19, 2019 Notification of awardees
January 28, 2020 Kickoff event 
March 10, 2020 Convening (online)
May 7, 2020 Exhibition of projects & celebration at neoFest

The educators program gave me a framework through which to develop my program and countless ideas for engaging students and expanding creative design thinking. The ability to network with other innovative teachers and administrators from the region was also a terrific aspect of the program

Rosanne Mistretta Director, Center for Experiential Learning, Abington Friends School

The educators program gave me a framework through which to develop my program and countless ideas for engaging students and expanding creative design thinking. The ability to network with other innovative teachers and administrators from the region was also a terrific aspect of the program

Rosanne Mistretta Director, Center for Experiential Learning, Abington Friends School