Entries by Justina Janas

Superintendent Appointed to State Advisory Commission on Charter Schools

This December, our own Superintendent, Dr. Steve Olmos, was appointed to the State Board of Education Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS). Dr. Olmos is joining ACCS as the representative of parents of charter school students. ACCS plays a critical role in ensuring that charter schools are treated fairly in the authorizing and approval process. […]

Visions In Education Offices & STS Closed Due to Power Outage 12/12

Visions In Education’s Main Offices and Student Technology Services (STS) are closed for the remainder of the day 12/12/2022 due to a power outage. We anticipate that power will be restored this evening and our offices will reopen in the morning. If this changes for any reason we will send you another communication.

Visions Is Seeking A New Governing Board Member – 1 Position Available

Visions In Education is an independent study charter school that serves Sacramento and its eight adjacent counties and is authorized by the San Juan Unified School District. Visions’ main offices are located at 5030 El Camino Avenue, Carmichael. We serve nearly 7,000 TK-12 students in three different home school and independent study high school programs.  […]

Farewell Letter From Board Member Katie McCleary

From Superintendent Olmos: At our October board meeting it was announced that one of our original board members, Katie McCleary, would be stepping down at the end of this year. Katie has served as a member of the Board of Directors since its inception on December 14, 2017 and was Chairperson in 2020-21. But she […]

Thanksgiving Break Nov. 21 – Nov. 25 Office Hours

Thanksgiving Break for families is next week, Nov. 21 – Nov. 25. Visions In Education’s offices and Student Technology Services Hours: Open from 8:00 to 4:30 on Monday, November 21. Closed from November 22 to November 25. Offices will open again on Monday, November 28 when classes will resume. On behalf of everyone at Visions In […]

Recognizing Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, also known as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. The month is a time to recognize and celebrate the diverse cultures, traditions, and histories of Native people. Native American Heritage Month is also a time to educate others about tribes and raise awareness about the unique challenges Native […]

Visions Students Show Inspiring Progress In State Assessments

In the 21/22 school year students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 were once again required to take the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments for English Language Arts (ELA) and Math. During the pandemic, assessments were put on hold and many schools were faced with the challenge of pivoting to virtual learning. Our at-home learning […]

Main Office & STS Closed 11/11 In Observance of Veterans Day

Visions In Education and Student Technology Services (STS) will be closed all day November 11 in honor of Veterans Day. Visions will reopen on Monday, November 14 at 8:00 a.m. This year, the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs has chosen the theme “Honor,” to represent the pride military service have in defending our nation. Veterans Day […]