Entries by Justina Janas

Highlighting Visions’ Partnership with Outschool

Since 2017, Visions In Education has partnered with Outschool to offer our students and parents online group classes led by independent teachers. With thousands of online enrichment activities to choose from, Outschool has helped connect Visions students to valuable educational resources and opportunities, even as in-person enrichment opportunities became limited in 2020. “We partner with vendors who […]

Visions Gives Back

Last month, Human Resources organized an Adopt A Student program to give back to our community. Nine students were randomly selected to receive gifts to uplift their spirits. Gift and monetary donations were provided by teachers and staff. HR collected information about each of the students and went shopping while other staff helped wrap the […]

Happy Holidays from Superintendent Olmos

Dear Visions students, staff, and families: As Winter Break quickly approaches, I can’t help but think about how our lives have drastically changed over the last two years. And yet I am deeply encouraged by how we’ve navigated the challenges and ever-evolving realities with diligence, resilience, and a willingness to embrace change. We have come […]

Student Spotlight: Independent Study Offers Student a Personalized Path

Isabella Paul is no stranger to Visions In Education. From first to sixth grade, her family worked with the Home School Academy staff to provide her a personalized education. But after leaving Visions and spending two years in more traditional schools, Isabella felt like her needs weren’t being met.  “I wasn’t really learning anything on […]

Students Learn to Save Lives

On November 3 and 4, twenty one high school students gathered in Carmichael to learn skills that might one day save someone’s life.  Led by Independent Study Principal Shannon Alward and Teacher on Special Assignment Nancy Ortner, Visions students learned the fundamentals of CPR and basic first aid as part of Visions’ Career Technical Education […]

Steve Phelps American Dream Scholarship Receives Generous Donation

Thanks to the efforts of former Visions employee Peter Breton and the members of the Sober Riders Motorcycle Club, Sacramento Chapter, the Steve Phelps American Dream Scholarship received a $500 donation on behalf of the club. Peter, who retired from Visions in 2019, helped to raise funds for the scholarship by selling raffle tickets to Visions […]