The world wants to know more about the wife of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden after she made a heartwarming speech at the Democratic National Convention yesterday.

The potential First Lady really won over the hearts of the nation after she walked through the halls of the school where she used to teach, and urged America to vote for her husband.

She discussed her life as a teacher, mother and wife on a personal level, leading many people to want to know more about Jill Biden, starting with – what does she teach?

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Who is Jill Biden?

Jill Biden is the wife of Joe Biden, the American politician who served as Vice President under Obama and is now running for Democratic president against Donald Trump in November’s presidential election.

The 69-year-old from New Jersey is a wife, mother and grandmother, and is also formally known as Dr. Biden due to her lifelong career as an educator, teaching in public schools for 13-years before becoming a college professor for a further 15 years.

She became Second Lady of the United States when Joe Biden was Vice President to Obama from 2009-2017.

What does Jill Biden teach?

After getting a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware, Jill Biden taught English in public schools and served as a reading specialist.

Then, she went on to get a master’s degree in education from West Chester State College and another master’s degree in English from Villanova University.

She then became a community college professor at Delaware Technical and Community College and remained teaching there for 15 years.

What kind of doctor is Jill Biden?

Jill Biden is formally known as Dr. Jill Biden due to her teaching career.

Whilst teaching as a professor at Delaware Technical and Community College, she got a Doctor of Education degree (EdD) in educational leadership from the University of Delaware. 

Therefore, upon completing this in January 2007, aged 55, she became Dr. Jill Biden.

Jill Biden gave a speech yesterday

Jill Biden gave a speech yesterday (August 18th) at the Democratic National Convention (DNC).

The DNC is a series of presidential nominating conventions held every four years to officially nominate a candidate for president and Vice President.

Joe Biden was just formally selected as the Democratic nominee for president, and his wife Jill gave a very personal and loving speech about her life as a teacher and her family life with Joe.

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