Sheri L. Hanson, MBA

Language and Humanities professional.

Language Arts, History, and Business specialist.


Physics, Chemistry, Biology,

Psychology, Physiology, Anatomy,

Geology, Cognitive Psych, 

Experimental Design & Analysis

Our instructors are all Masters, PhD or Credentialed with experience in tutoring and classroom.  They understand student challenges and can deliver results.  They know what is likely to confuse and what is likely to be tested.  Your student will know too.

One-on-One instruction for all grades and subjects addressing individual level, learning style and problem areas.  This approach ensures efficient and effective results.



Professional one-on-one tutoring for over 15 years,

delivering better grades, confidence, and motivation to

700+ area students

A+ Results and Reputation

Test Preparation

(805) 494 - 7330

All Math, Science, English, Humanities and College Test Prep

​Since 2006

Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

Social Science:

Social Studies, Geography,​European History, World History, US History,

Government, Economics


Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry,

PreCalculus, Math Analysis, Discrete, FST, Calculus, Statistics

Our Staff

Welcome to Westlake Learning & Academy!

The Founders

Raymond H. Hanson, Ph.D.

Cognitive Scientist

Mathematics and

Science specialist


Independent Study & College:

On-Line Courses, Community College, University Support,

​Charter School, Summer MakeUps

Our goal: To deliver academic success, skills and engagementone student at a time.


Since we opened our doors in 2005, we have been helping students of all abilities reach their full potential. We engage students with our passion for knowledge. We focus not only on grades but also on student skill development. Our students learn not just what to know but how to know it.  Students become more able to learn independently in school, college and beyond. 

 ​Check out our Testimonials page!

  • Personal Strategies per section
  • Free Practice Tests
  • Comprehensive and Concentrated
  • Documented Results and References

Language Arts:

Reading Comprehension,

Essay Writing, Speed Reading,

​Critical Reading, ESL,

Applications, Literary Analysis,

Grammar & Rhetoric,

French through AP/IB,