Educator. Born– May 22, 1923, Gadsden. Parents– Lafayette and Virginia Allen (Gould) Kent. Married– George Goddard, May 15, 1943. Children– Two. Education– Talladega College, A.B., 1942; San Jose State University, M.A., 1973; further study at the University of the Pacific. Taught English in Gadsden, 1942-1943; San Jose, Calif., Unified School District, 1957-1969; coordinator of Black studies, 1969-1972; after 1977, manager of the professional development center in the San Jose school system; instructor on extension faculty at San Jose State College, 1967-1975; College of Notre Dame, Belmont, Calif., 1968-1978; California State University at Hayward after 1978. Consultant to various schools and colleges. President of G-4 Development Services, Inc. Died June 2, 2010.
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