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Career

Government of the United States of America
20092017
Second Lady (an unofficial, and unpaid, position) The White House / Washington, District of Columbia USA
Northern Virginia Community College
2009
Associate Professor / English as a second language and developmental English Alexandria, Virginia USA
Claymont High School
Teacher Claymont, Delaware USA
Delaware Technical & Community College
19932008
Instructor / English and writing Dover, Delaware USA
Rockford Center Psychiatric Hospital
Teacher Newark, Delaware USA

Accomplishments of note

2012
Author: Don’t Forget, God Bless Our Troops Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books Children's book to highlight the strength of military families

Community

Community service

2012
Community College to Career Tour Bus tour with Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis to Community Colleges highlighting innovative industry initiatives
Joining Forces Washington, District of Columbia USA
2010
White House Summit on Community Colleges Washington, District of Columbia USA Co-Hosted
Global Race for the Cure Washington, District of Columbia USA Honorary Co-Chair

Club memberships

Delaware Boots on the Ground Wilmington, Delaware USA
Nationality
American
Politics
Democrat
Denomination
Roman Catholic
Avocation
Writing

Education

University
University of Delaware Newark, Delaware USA Bachelor of Arts English Degree conferred 1975
Secondary school
Upper Moreland High School Willow Grove, Pennsylvania USA Class of 1969
Doctoral
University of Delaware Newark, Delaware USA Doctor of Education Education Leadership Class of 2007 Dissertation: Student Retention at the Community College: Meeting Students' Needs
Master’s
Villanova University Radnor, Pennsylvania USA Master of Education English Class of 1989
Master’s
West Chester University West Chester, Pennsylvania USA Master of Education Reading Class of 1981
Native language
English
Certificate/License
Issued by

Honorary Degrees

2013
Montgomery County Community College Whitpain Township, Pennsylvania USA Associate in Letters
2011
Salve Regina University Newport, Rhode Island USA Doctorate in Humane Letters
2009
City University of New York New York, New York USA Doctor of Humane Letters

Family

Vital statistics

Birth information
June 3, 1951
Gender
Female
Place of birth
Hammonton, New Jersey USA
Marital status
Married

Marriage

1977–present
 Joseph Robinette Biden     3 children Ashley Blazer (Biden) KREIN (1981) Robert Hunter BIDEN (1970, adopted son) Joseph Robinette "Beau" BIDEN III (1969 - 2015, adopted son)
19701976
 Bill Stevenson      

Grandchildren & Great-grandchildren

Grandchildren
5 Naomi, Finnegan, Maisy, Natalie, Hunter

Parents

Father
Donald C. JACOBS (1927–1999)
Mother
Bonny Jean (Godfrey) Jacobs (1930–2008)

Grandparents

Father's father
Dominic JACOBS (né Giacoppa) (1898 - 1984)
Mother's father
Harold GODFREY, Jr. (1904 - 1982)
Mother's mother
Mabel (Boardman) Godfrey (1906 - 2004)