Grade Level: K-12
Jack R. Van Ens is a dramatist and historian who portrays
Thomas Jefferson for students in grades K-12 so that they may learn
Jeffersonian virtues: to reject governmental tyranny, advocate a
free press, respect the rights of others, practice tolerance, embrace
prudent compromise, and exhibit humility in learning and behavior.
Mr. Van Ens suggests that one way to use his program in a regional
conference would be in a kick-off session in which he would present
Jefferson and his desire to correct the Constitution at two crucial
points, limited terms for the presidency and an explicit Bill of
Through the Colorado Endowment for the Humanities Chautauqua program,
Mr. Van Ens also portrays Jonathan Edwards. For more information
about that program, contact the Colorado
Endowment for the Humanities or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jack R. Van Ens
President, Creative Growth, Inc.
8745 West 77th Drive
Arvada, CO 80005