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
- 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.
- July 25, 2012 at 5:16 PM EST
An announcement by the National Association of Social Workers means that social workers will be better equipped to aid veterans.
- July 16, 2012 at 3:30 PM EST
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 9:29 AM EST
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.
- June 21, 2012 at 3:13 PM EST
As part of her Community College to Career tour, Dr. Jill Biden visited Coyote Logistics, a company working with City Colleges of Chicago to make sure their training program prepares students with the skills they need to succeed in jobs in the transportation, distribution and logistics industry
- May 25, 2012 at 4:26 PM EST
Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden attend the 18th annual Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors National Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp for Young Survivors.
- May 23, 2012 at 12:00 PM EST
This Memorial Day, we must remember that these heroes are found in every corner of our country, from big cities to rural areas, from base communities to small towns. But no matter where they are assigned or what their duties are, when our service members are called to serve, so too are their families
- May 15, 2012 at 5:41 PM EST
Starting on Armed Forces Day, this Saturday, May 19, the National Parks Service will be offering all active duty military a free annual pass that will grant access to service members and their dependents, to more than 2,000 sites across the country, including National Parks