MIT Teacher Award
MIT Inspirational Teacher Award 
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The MIT Inspirational Teacher Award recognizes outstanding secondary school teachers who inspire in their students a love of learning, encourage them to pursue excellence, and give them the skills and enthusiasm they need to make a positive difference in the world.

"We must inspire the next generation of young people, from every background, to understand that science, math and engineering can give them the exhilarating power...to become the active explorers and inventors who will design the future."


Susan Hockfield
President Emerita, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Excerpt from President Emerita Hockfield's speech at the MIT150 Convocation.
10 April 2011

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ATTENTION: MIT STUDENTS

Nominations for the 2015 MIT Inspirational Teacher Award are now being accepted. Please complete the nomination form and send it in before Monday, December 15, 2014.


Carrie Dickmann, a 2014 MIT Inspirational Teacher award winner from Unionville High School, Kennett Square, receiving her award from Lucie Wilkens PhD '77.

Carrie Dickmann, an MIT Inspirational Teacher for 2014 from Unionville High School, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania receiving her award from Lucie Wilkens PhD '77.

Winners of the 2014 MIT Inspirational Teacher Award