Academy of Educational Leadership's Award for Innovative and Creative Education

As described on our Award for Innovative and Creative Education page, any academic unit of a college or university is eligible for consideration. A unit may not win the award more than once. The criteria for recognition include: the on going delivery of outstanding instruction and education; and, the practice of innovative and creative education.


Coleman Foundation Entrepreneurship Education Impact Program,
Accepted by Michael W. Hennessy and Rosa Berardi


The Lilly Foudatiaon and Indiana Wesleyan University, Accepted by Ms. Sara Cobb

Entrepreneurship Cross Disciplinary Program, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Accepted by Dr. Dianne Welsh


McConn Coffee House, Indiana Wesleyan University, Accepted by Dr. Shawn Carraher


The University of New Orleans Community Service, Accepted Dr. Kenneth Lacho


Erskine College Business Department, Accepted by Dr. Charles Emery

Equine Business Management Program, Accepted by Dr. Susan Conners, Purdue University Calument


Carland College, Accepted by Dr. JoAnn Carland


The Akron University Barker Center for Economic Education, Accepted by Dr. Fred M. Carr

Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center
Accepted by Elena Allison and Andrei Aleinikov, Defense Language Institute


The Entrepreneurial Village Project, Shaw University, Accepted by Dr. Kenneth Mitchell

Entrepreneurship Faculty, Western Carolina University, Accepted by Dr. Bob Carton


Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping, Sweden, Accepted by Dr. Rolf A. Lundin

Mississippi State University at Meridien, Department of Management, Accepted by Dr. Jack Tucci


College of Business and Economics, University of Idaho, Accepted by Dr. Phillip Olson

Smith-Hutson Endowed Chair of Banking - Sam Houston State University, Accepted by Dr. Jim Bexley


Center for Economics and Entrepreneurship Education - Arkansas State University, Accepted by Dr. Larry Dale

Geneva College - Master of Science in Organizational Leadership Program, Accepted by Dr. James Dittmar


University of Portland, Accepted by Dr. Robin Anderson