Jefferson: Utah Valley University Cultural Program

Jefferson students were treated to a performance by the Utah Valley University Cultural Envoy Leadership Program! The group is touring Montana with the goal and objective in sharing cultural and expressive arts is based on the following tenets.

1.) Helping students, teachers and administrators understand the powerful educational narratives that are embedded in cultural expression in forms of dance, chants, stories and spoken word.

2.) Validating students’ cultures through performance and helping them feel comfortable in creating, viewing, interpreting, and investigating their cultural performances as a complementary tool to formal education

3.) Through expressive arts students’ develop skills, knowledge, and understanding as creative problem solvers, collaborators, critical thinkers, and learn to be open-minded to new ideas and to value multiple perspectives.

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