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About the Instructor


Kumon Instructors are trained and certified through a comprehensive system which ensures that they offer the best in Kumon instruction to each student. Homework and classwork are carefully assessed for speed and accuracy to maintain the right level of challenge and to ensure that mastery is attained as each new skill is introduced. Kumon Instructors work very closely with each individual student and his or her family to create the best study plan possible for the student, whether the need is for remedial help or for advanced study.

Biography and Background

West Hills Kumon center, which serves West Hills and surrounding neighborhoods, is owned and operated by Ms. Vickie Kwon, who has been a certified Kumon Instructor since 1994. Ms. Vickie has worked with thousands of students, guiding many students through the program toward program completion of high school materials.

Ms. Vickie received her Bachelor's degree from UCLA in psychology.  During her studies at UCLA, Ms. Vickie focused extensively in child psychology.  Ms. Vickie also has 5 years experience teaching physically and/or mentally handicapped members of her church in its handicapped ministry.

Ms. Vickie also holds a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School, and was previously an attorney at a major Los Angeles law firm. Having been a Kumon mom herself, Ms. Vickie saw the benefits and value of the Kumon program, and became a Kumon Instructor to foster academic and social development of children in her community.

Ms. Vickie's main goal is to not only teach children math and reading utilizing Kumon methodology, but to solidify learning and life skills to help them succeed in life.