Dr. Jill Biden Provides Opening Remarks at College Promise Careers Institute
On Monday, November 16, the incoming First Lady of the United States, Dr. Jill Biden, provided opening remarks at the College Promise Careers Institute. This conference highlights the importance of education beyond high school and workforce training in ensuring that the United States is a leader in the 21st century economy.
Dr. Biden is the former honorary chair of College Promise, appointed by President Barack Obama in 2015. Since launch, the College Promise movement has grown more than six times over, from 53 to 360 programs across communities and states. These programs provide no-cost tuition, fees, and wrap around supportive services to students across the nation.