GES15 was Michigan Governor Snyder's Economic and Education Summit for this year. This event was held in Detroit March 2nd and 3rd.
The Michigan Creativity Group attended, taking in the learning experience, and applied their interviewing skills as "Students United" to get on-site perspectives.
Teacher Jason LaFay spoke with Michael Finney, Governor Rick Snyder's advisor for Economic Development and former head of the MEDC, for the economic perspective and how it impacts education. Student Samantha White interviewed Notre Dame Prep High School Seniors who have a STEM team that were demonstrating their robots at the GES15.
Student Jordyn Lewis interviewed Jeff Brown, State Director of Communities In Schools, about the program, while student Kara Zeiter got further insight from Mr. Brown about how a creative culture in high schools can prepare students for the work force.