January 27th, 2009
04:06 PM ET
9 months ago

Jill Biden begins teaching at DC-area community college

Jill Biden will continue to teach at a DC-area community college.
Jill Biden will continue to teach at a DC-area community college.

WASHINGTON (CNN) – Jill Biden is back in the classroom: The veteran professor and wife of Vice President Jill Biden began a new job at a DC-area community college Tuesday.

The White House said that Mrs. Biden will teach two English courses this semester as an adjunct professor at Northern Virginia Community College.

Biden has taught English in public schools and community colleges for nearly three decades, half of that at Delaware Technical & Community College.


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  1. Charlotte

    "The veteran professor and wife of Vice President Jill Biden"? You mean the wife of Vice President JOE Biden, CNN?

    January 27, 2009 05:33 pm at 5:33 pm |
  2. Ula Nejad Sacramento, Ca

    Pathetic. With all that experience this is the time to give back to society in a big way given her status as wife of the nations VP. Useless like her husband. Get out to schools and work with educators and make suggestions. Is English is all she knows? So what if she has a PH.D. ACT English score was broken in 2000 by an immigrant student in Sacramento community college. First in the city's history and probably the nations.

    January 27, 2009 05:35 pm at 5:35 pm |
  3. tacos for griff

    Shes a great addition to higher education,now if we could just get griff in school.

    January 27, 2009 05:35 pm at 5:35 pm |
  4. malclave

    "How much has R. Murdoch invested in Palin? "

    By all accounts, not nearly as much as G. Soros invested in Obama.

    January 27, 2009 05:36 pm at 5:36 pm |
  5. Ruby

    No, it's not a photo shop. Jill is Gorgeous! i love the bidens!

    January 27, 2009 05:40 pm at 5:40 pm |
  6. Brad

    So, Jill Biden (someone who arguably does not need an income) has taken a teaching position at a local school. I wonder what other well qualified person did not get the job, and is still out there in this job market trying to put food on the table.

    January 27, 2009 05:44 pm at 5:44 pm |
  7. Chris E

    I commend her for staying at the public school and community college level of teaching. at least she is not one of those women who want to set at home and the good thing is she chosen to go into the public school system instead of some private school my hat go off to her./

    January 27, 2009 05:47 pm at 5:47 pm |
  8. Denver Dem

    I agree we can comment on a good human going back to work but not some scum-bag moose fuhker that wants to start her own PAC. I agree w/ earlier comments ow much cash is Murdoch giving to this moron bimbos cause.

    January 27, 2009 05:52 pm at 5:52 pm |
  9. linda from South Dakota

    congrats, jill,, keep up the great work,,,, we need more people like you and Joe,,, i support you both along with barack obama,,,

    January 27, 2009 05:53 pm at 5:53 pm |
  10. John McCarty

    You go girl,you could have stayed home and lived a life of luxery,but choose to give hats off to you
    John

    January 27, 2009 05:54 pm at 5:54 pm |
  11. hello

    she must be a good teacher.

    January 27, 2009 06:03 pm at 6:03 pm |
  12. proud american

    Lynne Cheney also had a PhD in literature. Nobody called her Dr. though. no big deal :)

    January 27, 2009 06:12 pm at 6:12 pm |
  13. yellow dog democrat

    JIll Biden – no controversy – no huge ego – wow! – Jill Biden for President in 2016

    January 27, 2009 06:14 pm at 6:14 pm |
  14. Hick

    Lets check the day off as another waste of CNN news reporting , I remember the Oprah interview , lie low, cushy state job.

    January 27, 2009 06:15 pm at 6:15 pm |
  15. Rick in WA

    Yawn.

    January 27, 2009 06:15 pm at 6:15 pm |
  16. calimom

    Good for you Dr. Biden. Thank you for your services to the students of DC.

    January 27, 2009 06:15 pm at 6:15 pm |
  17. Al

    So cool to have good real people in government!

    January 27, 2009 06:22 pm at 6:22 pm |
  18. Marie

    Good for you Jill an all american woman ..having a status in life and still herself which is very refreshing

    January 27, 2009 06:26 pm at 6:26 pm |
  19. BJ

    Oh my people. This article is about Jill Biden not Sarah Palin. Get over yourselves!

    January 27, 2009 06:26 pm at 6:26 pm |
  20. Elaine

    Good for her, maybe she could give free lessons to Mrs. Palin.

    January 27, 2009 06:27 pm at 6:27 pm |
  21. SG

    He should be teaching in a community college and she should be VP.

    January 27, 2009 06:32 pm at 6:32 pm |
  22. M Paul

    Respect for teachers please! At least, she knows how to pronounce nuclear!

    January 27, 2009 06:32 pm at 6:32 pm |
  23. Pinckney

    I wish a lot of other people could find work too.

    January 27, 2009 06:36 pm at 6:36 pm |
  24. CNN

    Who monitors these post?

    January 27, 2009 06:45 pm at 6:45 pm |
  25. Ernie in LA

    She needs to teach her husband to keep his mouth shut.

    January 27, 2009 06:49 pm at 6:49 pm |
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