Entries by Ben Drahmann

Graduate Spotlight: Young Singer Graduates Ahead of Schedule

When Angelina Correia learned that she might not graduate on time, she was forced to make a decision; attend continuation school and graduate a year behind, or take charge of her future and try and find a school that would help her graduate. An avid lover of music and an active singer, she was determined to put in the work […]

Launchpad Fulfills Its 1,000,000th Order!

The Launchpad Student Support System has served as a resource to connect Visions students with resources for more than 17 years. As Visions grew as a school, the need to respond to student needs quickly outpaced traditional pen-and-paper ordering. Our team pioneered a unique ordering system that allows our staff to connect students in nine […]

SacTown Magazine Recognizes Visions Alum & Board Vice-Chairperson

“I saw a lack of creative engagement around literacy in the schools,” says Visions In Education Board of Directors Vice-Chairperson Katie McCleary in an article written by SacTown Magazine on the rise of writing nonprofit 916 Ink. “And I saw a lack of confidence, a lack of skills and a lack of knowing how to actually express your […]

Visions In Education Recognized With Technology Pivotal Practice Award!

This April, the California Department of Education recognized Visions with a Pivotal Practice Award in the Distribution of Technology category. The Pivotal Practice Program was created to recognize schools and districts who rose to the challenges of the pandemic and continued to provide excellent services to their students. Visions was one of only four schools […]

Visions Partners with Naviance to Provide College & Career Tools to Students

Visions In Education strives to prepare students for life after high school by providing college, career, and life-readiness (CCLR) resources to help students make informed decisions about their future. To better serve our growing community, Visions In Education is partnering with Naviance by PowerSchool to deliver high-quality CCLR resources to our students. Through Naviance, students […]

Congratulations Class of 2022!

Congratulations to our graduating seniors of the Class of 2022! On June 8th, more than one thousand seniors graduated as a part of two different ceremonies in Visions’ biggest graduating class ever! Friends and families were happy to return to an in-person ceremony after two years of social distancing, and the event reflected their enthusiasm! […]

Celebrating Pride Month

June is recognized as Pride Month across the world, a time to commemorate and recognize the history of activism that has paved the way toward a more equitable society for our LGBTQI+ communities.  Celebrated in countries across the world, Pride Month commemorates the 53rd anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, a six day protest in […]