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
- 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.
- February 16, 2011 at 5:10 PM EST
Dr. Jill Biden writes about recent visits she and the Vice President made with our troops and military families.
- February 14, 2011 at 4:26 PM EST
Dr. Jill Biden talks about her Valentine's Day trip to Fort Stewart, Georgia, and encourages Americans to get involved in supporting military families.
- January 25, 2011 at 12:33 PM EST
Continuing her commitment to support our nation’s military families, Dr. Jill Biden writes about her guests for the 2011 State of the Union Address: wounded warrior Army Sergeant Brian Mast and his wife Brianna.
- January 24, 2011 at 2:41 PM EST
Dr. Jill Biden discusses how the President and his Administration are supporting America's military families.
- November 10, 2010 at 6:00 PM EST
Dr. Jill Biden writes a simple message of thanks to our nation’s veterans. Watch a Veterans Day video message from First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden.
- October 15, 2010 at 5:24 PM EST
Dr. Jill Biden highlights Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to emphasizes the importance of early detection and regular screenings.
- October 7, 2010 at 3:14 PM EST
Dr. Jill Biden looks back at the first-ever White House Summit on Community Colleges.