The Education Innovation Showcase will honor K-12 education system leaders advancing innovation in their community and fostering meaningful change at the systems level. We invite applicants from around the globe to submit their visionary ideas and breakthrough impact for a chance to be one of 10 finalists who receive complimentary registration and hotel accommodations to the 14th ASU+GSV Summit. At the Summit, we will celebrate the impact of all finalists, and during the Showcase Event, the final three will be announced live and invited to share their ideas, with the winners taking home over $50,000 in cash and prizes! We know education leaders innovate every day, and the Showcase is the opportunity to share advancements and ideas in pursuit of equal access to the future for ALL.
The 2023 Education Innovation Showcase was emceed by Darryl "DMC" McDaniels
! We are excited to announce that as part of the grand prize, Darryl will visit the winning school/district. Darryl "DMC" McDaniels is co-founder of the legendary group RunDMC, selling over 40 million albums and changing music history. In 2021, DMC partnered with Nickelodeon on a cross-category licensing program that includes apparel and a publishing deal with Random House Children’s Books. In January 2022, he released Darryl’s Dream, a picture book about creativity, confidence and finding your voice. He also collaborated with Noggin, Nickelodeon’s interactive learning platform for kids ages 2 to 7, for What’s the Word?
a brand-new original short-form music series available on all major streaming platforms.