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Angela M. Turner

Principal

Recognized for using real-time research to develop program strategies, Angela Turner helps organizations mobilize and respond to opportunities for growth. Turner brings together a team of Ph.D. researchers, evaluation consultants, and other associates to assist clients in successfully implementing and evaluating large-scale, government-funded programs.

For over 35 years, Turner has provided training and technical assistance to nonprofits for large-scale programs funded by the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Justice. She transfers lessons learned from evidence-based program management to AMTC’s network of community-based nonprofit organizations, located in 250 communities across 23 states. Turner builds client capacity to professionally design, operate, and evaluate federal grants.

Turner and her team have provided evaluation services for over 158 programs that total more than $410 million in federal, state, and local revenue in the areas of adolescent pregnancy prevention, healthy relationships and marriage education, fatherhood, workforce development, offender reentry, substance abuse, and nonprofit capacity building.

Before starting AMTC & Associates, Turner gained experience planning large-scale workforce development, welfare reform, and one-stop career center service delivery systems in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In that role, she led a multi-year planning process to transition Milwaukee’s county-based welfare system to the community-based Wisconsin Works (W2) Program. Turner’s work in welfare reform has been showcased internationally, including in the Netherlands and Israel. She is a regular speaker at federal conferences and community events.

Turner earned a bachelor’s degree in management and communication from Concordia University, Wisconsin. She has completed certification in several areas including adolescent pregnancy prevention and healthy relationships and marriage education curricula; the protection of human subjects; risk and needs assessment specialist in Level of Service/Case Management Inventory; trauma-informed care, and motivational interviewing family development specialist. She is also a trainer in a variety of performance measurement systems.

Expertise

  • Family-Strengthening
  • Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education
  • Mentoring Children of Prisoners
  • Offender Reentry
  • Responsible Fatherhood
  • Teen Pregnancy Prevention
  • Welfare Reform
  • Workforce Development, including Sector-Based Credential
  • Youth Character Development / Youth Risk Prevention Programs

Skills

  • Community Assessment
  • Collaborations and Partnership Formation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Grant Writing
  • Program Development, Training and Management – curriculum, case management, staffing
  • Evaluation Design and Administration – logic model, online database, surveys, focus groups, staff monitoring, fidelity monitoring