Jill Biden Becomes First US Sitting First Lady To Get A Full-Time Job


First Lady, Jill Biden has gone back to her first love.

Biden returned to the classroom at Northern Virginia Community College, where she has worked since 2009, making it the first time a sitting US first lady will depart the White House, in Washington, DC, for a full-time job.

The White House say she officially resumed on Tuesday, September 7.

‘There are some things you just can’t replace, and I can’t wait to get back in the classroom,’ Biden, 70, told Good Housekeeping magazine in a recent interview.

She taught English and writing remotely for months before returning to the classroom.


The first lady has said that teaching ‘isn’t just what I do, it’s who I am’.

She taught at the community college throughout the eight years that her husband Joe Biden served as vice president.

Biden is not the first wife of a president with a teaching background.

Laura Bush, the wife of former President George W Bush, was an elementary school teacher and a librarian. However, she stopped working after having children and was not in the workforce when her husband entered the White House.

Former first ladies Obama and Hillary Clinton were also working mothers but did not continue with their employment while at the White House.

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