Angela Larson founded the Goldstream Group in 2003. She oversees and conducts evaluation of educational, health, and social service programs throughout Alaska.
Drawing on more than 20 years of experience developing and evaluating programs, Angela has an eye for the big picture and connections between program development and evaluation. She brings expertise in program development, survey development, conducting interviews and focus groups, statistical analysis of quantitative data, qualitative design and analysis, and integrating qualitative and quantitative evaluation results to tell compelling stories about program outcomes.
Angela has extensive knowledge of federal grant requirements, and has overseen more than 50 multi-year evaluations since founding the Goldstream Group. She has led projects for a variety of clients including Tanana Chiefs Conference, Yukon-Koyukuk School District, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska, Doyon Foundation, Galena City School District, Cook Inlet Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, South Peninsula Haven House, Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, Yakutat Tlingit Tribe, the Juneau School District, and the Fairbanks Wellness Coalition. The results of her evaluation work have been published in the Journal of Astronomy and Earth Sciences Education and Visitor Studies.
Prior to founding the Goldstream Group, Angela developed educational programs for the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District and worked for the Fairbanks Native Association as the director of program planning and development. Angela holds a master’s degree in political science with a focus on public administration from the University of Montana and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Minnesota.
Angela lives in Fairbanks with her husband and two daughters. In her free time she enjoys Alaska’s great outdoors and traveling internationally.