Apply Today for an Innovation Award!

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The Classroom of the Future Foundation (CFF) is pleased to invite nominations for the 2018 Innovation Awards

There is $25,000 available for the recipients of these awards and nominations are open until Friday, February 9, 2018 via the Classroom of the Future Foundation online application form. Applications can be made by district educators, parents or business leaders and will be reviewed by a panel of judges in late February 2018. Winners will be selected and announced at the 15th anniversary Innovation in Education Awards on May 23, 2018 at SeaWorld San Diego.


Here are the top 5 benefits to winning an Innovation in Education Award:

1. CASH: CFF donates $5,000 to the school or district for the inspire, innovate and achieve awards. CFF donates $10,000 for the impact award, the best of the best.

2. RECOGNITION: You will be honored at the 15th anniversary Innovation in Education Awards in front of 500+ peers. In addition, the CFF website will highlight your innovative program, as well as provide recognition in a U-T San Diego ad.

3. VIDEO PROFILE: CFF creates a brief, 2-3 minute, video profile that documents each award. The video appears during the awards program at the annual event and remains archived on the CFF website for perpetuity.

4. SATISFACTION: The process of preparing a substantial and convincing application will provide you with a sense of satisfaction and pride in your program.

5. TROPHY & BANNER: CFF presents a crystal vase trophy suitable for a display case, and a banner, that recognizes the program and its school or district.


Simply go to, click the link to the Innovation Award Application Form, and fill out the fields, questions, and provide necessary evidence.


We ask that you share this opportunity with educators in your school or district so they can learn about the awards and cash prizes for their innovative programs. Educators from all 42 public school districts in San Diego County are eligible to apply.

Click here to download this page as a PDF to share with your network!


The Application Deadline is Friday, February 9th, 2018 at 5pm. For more information about the awards, please visit Feel free to contact Jane Schlosberg at 858-292-3869 or at with any questions.


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The 15th Anniversary Innovation in Education Awards will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 from 4:00pm – 9:00pm at SeaWorld San Diego. More than 500 educators, business leaders, and students gather each year to honor a group of classroom programs, educators, and students that model the future of K-12 education.

Complimentary tickets are provided to each district office in the spring. Thank you for your support!

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