Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, works to highlight the importance of community colleges, to raise awareness about the sacrifices made by military families, and to bring attention to women’s health issues, including breast cancer. She also continues to teach English full-time at a community college not far from the White House.
Prior to moving to Washington, D.C., Jill taught English at a community college in Delaware, at a public high school and at a psychiatric hospital for adolescents. Jill earned her Doctorate in Education from the University of Delaware in January of 2007. Her dissertation focused on maximizing student retention in community colleges. She also has a two Master's Degrees — both of which she earned while working and raising a family.
Dr. Jill Biden's Posts
- June 5, 2013 at 11:31 AM EDT
Dr. Jill Biden recounts her trip with Vice President Biden to Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago, and Brazil last week.
- May 24, 2013 at 2:35 PM EDT
Building Opportunities in Indian Country: Congratulations to the Graduates of Navajo Technical CollegeMay 22, 2013 at 9:00 AM EDT
Dr. Biden addresses a class of graduates at Navajo Technical College in Crownpoint, New Mexico.
- April 12, 2013 at 12:46 PM EDT
We need to make sure that our veterans who are pursuing higher education have access to the programs that will help them succeed and obtain good jobs to support their families.
- March 19, 2013 at 4:40 PM EDT
Santa Barbara City College from California and Walla Walla Community College from Washington, co-winners of the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, are model examples of community colleges that are doing more to grow our middle class, equipping our citizens with the education and training that today’s jobs require.
- November 29, 2012 at 12:26 PM EDT
Yesterday was the ceremonial groundbreaking of a new Education Center at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. The Center will be a national landmark dedicated to bringing the stories of the more than 58,000 American service members lost in the Vietnam War to life.
- October 3, 2012 at 5:23 PM EDT
More than 100 colleges of education have joined “Operation Educate the Educators” which is dedicated to raising awareness about military children in classrooms, and to helping better prepare teachers to support those students
- July 26, 2012 at 11:40 AM EDT
The AIDS Memorial Quilt is an enduring symbol of the lives that have been lost to this epidemic. First started in 1987, the quilt now contains the names of more than 94,000 of individuals who have died of AIDS on more than 47,000 panels.
- July 16, 2012 at 4:30 PM EDT
In Missouri, Dr. Jill Biden spent time with Partners in Care, a national program linking caring faith communities to National Guard members and their families who need certain resources, from child care, to transportation, to counseling
- July 2, 2012 at 10:29 AM EDT
An Orlando hospital is making sure that interested students from the nearby Valencia College are trained and ready to begin a career in health care.
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