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Dr. Tara Rowe

Associate Director SAS/Director THRIVE Program

Phone: (904) 620-2769


Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Dr. Rowe serves as the Associate Director of the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) and Director of the THRIVE Program. Dr. Rowe partners with various campus offices, staff, faculty, and community resources to help ensure that SAS students are successful on campus. The SAS team works to create an accessible and inclusive campus community by supporting and advocating for SAS students and connecting them with appropriate on-campus resources. Dr. Rowe has over 10 years of Higher Education experience and received her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Florida in 2018. She earned her Master’s degree in Disability Services as well as her Bachelor of Education in Special Education from UNF. Dr. Rowe is currently working on her Certification in Counselor Rehabilitation.


"In order to truly learn something, you must teach it to someone else."

-Dr. Stephen Covey