Courtney Palumbo

2023 Leader's Day

Courtney Palumbo is the head of school at Regents. After experiencing the fruits of a classical Christian school in Texas and finding Charlottesville without such a school, Mrs. Palumbo founded Regents in 2010. She has taught kindergarten, first grade, and fifth and sixth grade literature. Mrs. Palumbo holds a bachelor’s of communication from Vanderbilt University. Additionally, Mrs. Palumbo serves on the board of academic advisors for the Classical Learning Exam. Prior to moving to Charlottesville, she served as an assistant account executive for a worldwide public affairs firm in Washington, DC and opened her own event planning company in Austin, Texas. Mrs. Palumbo also served on the vice- presidential advance team for the 1992 election and in the logistical operations office of the 1992 Republican National Convention. For more than 25 years, Mrs. Palumbo has been married to Tom, who keeps life exciting, and they have three beautiful children who have all attended Regents.