- For Jill Biden, the First Lady of the US, there is nothing demeaning about her return to school as a professional teacher
- In fact, Jill seems to be excited about her resumption in class and would rather teach in person than do it virtually
- The First Lady returned to the Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) on Tuesday, September 7, as one of the composition writing lecturers
Northern Virginia, US - Confirmed reports have it that the First Lady of the United States (US), Jill Biden, has returned to school as a teacher which was her profession before her husband became president.
CNN reports that Jill began a 13-week teaching session at the Alexandria campus of Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) on Tuesday, September 7.
The first lady teaches composition writing on Tuesdays and Thursdays and prefers to be in class than to than virtually from the White House.
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Her chief press secretary, Michael LaRosa, confirmed this, saying:
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"She is looking forward to teaching and communicating in person rather than through the screen."
Having taught for close to 40 years, Jill said she will like to be called just "Dr. B." by her students.
President Joe Biden's wife is the first First Lady to have a job apart from occupying the office.
Excited about her resumption in school, Jill, as reported by Washington Post, told a US crowd in July:
“Can you believe it’s almost time to begin the new school year?”.
“I hope you’re as excited as I am for those clean whiteboards, the freshly waxed floors, and, best of all, the bright faces of our students — in person.”
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Meanwhile, barely two weeks after President Biden was sworn in as the president of the United States of America, the US embassy and consulate in Nigeria had announced that the services of Yoruba and Hausa teachers were needed.
The public affairs section of the US Mission Nigeria made the announcement on its website. It said the applications from qualified Nigerians wishing to teach Hausa or Yoruba languages and cultures to American students in US universities and colleges opened on February 1 and will end on June 1.
Legit.ng gathered that the applications are being requested under the mission’s Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Programme (FLTA).