About Us


MARILYN K. SIMON, PhD, has been actively involved in Mathematics and Computer Education since 1969 and has taught all levels of mathematics and study skill development from pre-school through graduate school with extraordinary results. She has published numerous books on mathematics education, scholarly research, high stakes test-preparation, and online learning.

Dr. Simon is a faculty member at Walden University and the University of Phoenix, School of Advanced Studies, where she supervises doctoral students. She is also one of the nation’s authorities on Overcoming Math anxiety and online learning, and conducts workshops and seminars for the University of California, Webster University; Upper Iowa University Online, and for school districts and businesses across the nation, and is an international lecturer on online learning and women and mathematics.

Dr. Simon is the president of MathPower, and co-founder of Best-Prep, educational consulting firms. She has conducted post doctorate research at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Princeton, NJ, and was selected as an Outstanding Young Woman of America, and as a mathematics education delegate to South Africa.



jimJIM GOES, PhD is Managing Partner of Cybernos, LLC, Adjunct Professor at the University of Oregon, and Doctoral Mentor at Walden University and the University of Phoenix. His teaching includes corporate strategy, organization theory, entrepreneurship, healthcare management, and various executive education seminars.  His current research and consulting work is focused on change and innovation in business, health systems, public health, and rural communities.

Dr. Goes has authored a variety of published works in the areas of strategic management, organizational change, and business and public policy, and has given hundreds of presentations in business and academic venues.  His research and writing have been recognized with competitive awards from the Academy of Management, A. T. Kearney, and the American College of Healthcare Executives.  He is Series Editor for Advances in Health Care Management, a leading journal int he field. He also served as a 2013 Fulbright Fellow at the University of Pune, India.


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