Who We Are
Patricia H. Partnow, Ph.D.
An anthropologist and educator with
more than 40 years of experience designing and implementing
cultural and educational programs and projects throughout
Seth L. Partnow, J.D.
An attorney with a degree in Economics,
a lifelong Alaskan specializing in program evaluation, statistical
analysis, strategic visioning, and writing.
Partnow Consulting works with other professionals
when additional skills and talents are needed. We are pleased
to introduce our associate Shirley Mae Springer Staten, who
frequently works with us as a co-evaluator.
Shirley Mae Springer
A 30-year resident of Alaska and expert
at planning and holding conferences and workshops for diverse
cultures, particularly those whose goal is to help participants
explore their cultural heritages.
In addition, we often work with the contracting
firm Raven's Group, consisting of January O'Connor and Nate
O'Connor. Click here for more information on Raven's Group:
January and Nate O'Connor formed Raven's
Group LLC in 2018. Partnow Consulting works with Raven's Group
to provide complete project services, from program management
to evaluation and reporting.
A lifelong resident of Alaska, January
brings a rural perspective from her childhood home of Kake,
along with degrees in psychology and teaching. She has been
involved with rural youth since completing her undergraduate
and graduate degrees.
Nate's interests lie in linguistics and
language learning and youth programming. He has worked with
Alaska's rural youth for the past decade as they prepare to
enter and succeed in high education.
What We Do
Vision + Follow-through
Planning, managing, and evaluating educational and cultural
programs, projects, and organizations
Designing and implementing exciting, effective, and accessible
educational materials related to Alaska's cultures
Ethnographic research specializing in Alaska's cultures
One World. Many Faces. We are dedicated
to the greater understanding and mutual knowledge among people
of different cultures.
To learn more about us, click on our names