Candace Kant holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in history from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and a Ph.D. in history from Northern Arizona University. She taught history, women's studies and religious studies at the College of Southern Nevada since 1976, including such classes as the History of Witchcraft, Goddess Traditions, Introduction to Modern Western Paganism, and Modern Pagan Thought, all of which she developed. Upon retirement she was awarded the title Emerita.
She develops and teaches courses in applied Pagan and Goddess Spirituality at the Temple of Goddess Spirituality Dedicated to Sekhmet in Cactus Springs, Nevada and through the College of Southern Nevada Continuing Education department. She is a member of the faculty of Cherry Hills Seminary, the first Pagan seminary in the United States. A devotee of Sekhmet, she serves as a priestess at the Temple of Goddess Spirituality and participates in creating and leading ritual there. She frequently speaks to local groups on the topic of witchcraft, Goddess spirituality and Paganism.