Revisiting First Lady Jill Biden's Visit to SMC

In celebration of the inauguration, Saint Mary’s is pleased to revisit First Lady Jill Biden’s speech at the California Teachers Summit in July of 2017. Biden, a lifelong educator, addressed around 1,000 teachers in this free day of learning hosted by Saint Mary’s and the Kalmanovitz School of Education. Biden described grading papers on the floor of Air Force Two—she continued to teach community college as Second Lady—and how surreal it was to move from midterm papers to state receptions. “[Teaching] was and is a calling,” she said. 



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