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 15, 2011 at 10:39 AM EST
On Veterans Day, Dr. Biden and the Vice President attended the dedication of a statue created to commemorate the United States military’s response to the September 11, 2001 attacks.
- October 6, 2011 at 12:30 PM EST
Dr. Jill Biden announces that the submission deadline for the Joining Forces Community Challenge, to recognize individuals and organizations supporting military families, has been extended to October 31, 2011.
- September 14, 2011 at 1:05 PM EST
Dr. Jill Biden calls on Americans to participate in the Joining Forces Community Challenge to recognize and celebrate individuals and organizations that are supporting our troops and military families.
- July 18, 2011 at 4:25 PM EST
Dr. Jill Biden was in Germany to cheer on the US Women's soccer team, and she applauds Team USA for setting an example on and off the field.
- June 28, 2011 at 4:39 PM EST
Dr. Jill Biden discusses her experience leading the U.S. delegation at the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens.
- June 20, 2011 at 3:56 PM EST
Dr. Jill Biden recounts her experiences from visiting Illinois National Guard families and encourages the cable industry to help support military families and veterans.
- June 5, 2011 at 3:44 PM EST
Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden visit with troops and their families at a U.S. Naval Support Activity base in Naples, Italy.
- May 3, 2011 at 11:00 AM EST
May 3rd is National Teacher Appreciation Day. Dr. Jill Biden reflects on how her high school composition teacher shaped her path to becoming a teacher.
- March 25, 2011 at 11:12 AM EST
A recent Department of Education's community college summit highlighted the partnerships between some community colleges and businesses. The summit is a follow up to the White House Summit on Community Colleges hosted by the President and Dr. Biden.
- March 10, 2011 at 10:54 AM EST
Dr. Jill Biden visits one of Russia’s leading centers for maternal and child health, witnessing an announcement of text4baby Russia, a free mobile health information service promoting maternal and child health through text messages.