The Office of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Richmond, Virginia.

Office of Catholic Schools Team

Diocese of Richmond
Office of Catholic Schools
7800 Carousel Lane
Richmond, VA 23294

Jennifer Bigelow

Interim Superintendent of Schools

Dr. Bigelow began her career as an educator at an all-girls Catholic school in Florida. She earned her doctoral degree from North Carolina State University with an emphasis on Catholic school leadership. She received her master’s in educational leadership from the University of South Florida and has presented nationally on topics of leadership and resiliency. Previously, she held positions in school administration in Tampa, FL, and Raleigh, NC. For four years, she served as superintendent of schools in the Diocese of Arlington. Dr. Bigelow returns to the Diocese of Richmond after serving as associate superintendent of curriculum and instruction from 2019-2022.

“What I love about working in Catholic education is the opportunity to help people to grow in their faith and be able to support academic excellence. As a former principal, I always said Catholic school is academics but through the lens of our faith.”