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.
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Dr. Jill Biden's Posts
- June 5, 2013 at 10:31 AM EST
Dr. Jill Biden recounts her trip with Vice President Biden to Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago, and Brazil last week.
- May 24, 2013 at 1:35 PM EST
Building Opportunities in Indian Country: Congratulations to the Graduates of Navajo Technical CollegeMay 22, 2013 at 8:00 AM EST
Dr. Biden addresses a class of graduates at Navajo Technical College in Crownpoint, New Mexico.
- April 12, 2013 at 11:46 AM EST
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.
- April 8, 2013 at 2:21 PM EST
A partnership between the Sierra Club, Blue Star Families, the National Military Family Association, the Children & Nature Network, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids, the National Park Service and the U.S. Forest Service creates opportunities for military children to explore and enjoy the beautiful land that they and their families have sacrificed to protect.
- March 19, 2013 at 3:40 PM EST
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 30, 2012 at 5:16 PM EST
To highlight Military Family Month, Dr. Biden shares her own story of being a military mom with This I Believe and the Bob Edwards Show.
- November 29, 2012 at 11:26 AM EST
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 4:23 PM EST
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 10:40 AM EST
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.