11742 West Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Valerie Lev, M.A., Ed., Founder and Director
Learning Encounters is directed by Valerie Lev. Valerie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Child Development, a teaching credential, and a Master of Arts in Education. She taught elementary school for 18 years before starting Learning Encounters in 1995.
After over forty years of teaching and preparing students and families for private school applications and testing, Valerie is known as a leading expert on k-12 standardized testing, as well as private school admissions in Los Angeles.
Pamela Lev, M.A., Ed., Assistant Director
Pamela holds a teaching credential and a Master of Arts in Secondary Education. She taught high school English for seven years, including advanced placement, honors, as well as collaborative special education English. This is Pamela's eighth year at Learning Encounters.