Tara provides support to Starbucks partners through the Starbucks Pathway to Admission Program. In addition, Tara works on various online education initiatives for EdPlus including providing support for corporate partnerships and student success projects. Tara enjoys working on student success, recruitment, and diversity initiatives.
In her former roles at ASU, Tara served as Manager for the ASU Law Student Ambassador Program and Assistant Supervisor in Admission Services. Over the past 3 years, Tara has served as a mentor for the Commission for the Status of Women at ASU Mentor Program. Prior to working for ASU, Tara was as a store manager for Starbucks Coffee Company.
Tara received her BA in Public Administration from Northern Arizona University and is an ASU alum who has earned her M.Ed. in Higher and Post-Secondary Education through the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. Currently, Tara is writing her dissertation on student motivations in completion of Student Evaluation of Teachers (SETs).
M.Ed. (Higher and Post-Secondary Education), Arizona State University
B.A. (Public Administration) Northern Arizona University
“Access to education” initiatives, online education, educational leadership, and women in higher education.
Chavez, Tara, Wade, John, & Greenberger, Scott. Doctoral Student Research Alliance: Unexpected Challenges in Group Formation. Journal of Scholarly Engagement. June 2020 Issue