Kent B. Edwards

Kent B. Edwards has been an educator since 1991. He grew up in Willingboro NJ and graduated from Rutgers University  in  New Brunswick with a degree in Labor Studies and Sociology. In the spring of 1989, he became a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated, Tau Zeta  Chapter. Following graduation in 1991, he worked as a substitute teacher for both the Willingboro and  Pennsauken Public School systems.. He later became a substitute instructor at Job Corps in Edison NJ. In June of 1994, he began his permanent career path; he began working as a teacher/counselor at Glen Mills School in Concordville, PA. Glen Mills is a school for court adjudicated young men between the ages of 14-19 years old. He worked with young men from 30 states and 4 different countries. He taught reading and mathematics to young men who were working towards their GEDs and high school diplomas. In June of 1997, he was promoted to PM Senior Counselor, which gave him the responsibility of supervising 20 teacher/counselors and running a cottage for 65 male residents.  While at Glen Mills, he was  also an assistant coach on the Powerlifting Team.  From 1999-2003, they won two high school national championships and four state championships.

 

In August of 2003, Kent resigned from Glen Mills and became an eighth grade math teacher at Morgan Village Middle School in Camden, New Jersey. In 2011, Morgan Village merged with the Creative Arts High School where Kent has also served as the eighth grade acting advisor/dean. He recently received his Masters of Arts in School Administration from Rowan University.