Superintendent's Office

  • Dr. John Marschhausen began his tenure with Dublin City Schools in May 2021.

    He believes in personalized education for each student as they pursue their individual interests. Dr. Marschhausen’s commitment to educating the whole child, to balancing academic and life skills and to living with a growth mindset that prepares every student for the future, is the bedrock of the district’s leadership.

    Dr. Marschhausen currently serves on the Governor’s Executive Workforce Board. In this position, he advises Governor DeWine and the Office of Workforce Transformation on the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of Ohio’s entire workforce system. Dr. Marschhausen believes that preparing the next generation of workers is essential to Ohio’s continued growth and development.

    Dr. Marschhausen is an Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University and the Novice G. Fawcett Leadership Fellow. John served as Superintendent in Residence at The Ohio State University from 2018-2021.  

    He was appointed by Governor Kasich to the Ohio Digital Learning Task Force, has served on the Ohio Senate’s Testing and Accountability Committee and has testified many times before the Ohio General Assembly. 

    Dr. Marschhausen earned his Bachelor of Arts in History/Political Science from Wittenberg University and his Master’s Degree from the University of Dayton. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership from Capella University. Dr. Marschhausen is a member of the Board of Directors at Wittenberg University.

    He reports directly to the Board of Education and serves as the Board’s Chief Executive Officer. As superintendent, he supports administrators and principals in their jobs and provides teachers autonomy to do what they need to do to prepare students to reach their highest potential.

    John and his wife Susan, who teaches at Eli Pinney Elementary School, have two daughters. In his spare time, John enjoys running, swimming, reading, and spending time with his family.

  • Dr. John Marschhausen headshot

    The Superintendent is the Chief Executive Officer of the district. The position is one of two direct reports, the other being the Treasurer, to the Board of Education. The Superintendent works with the Board of Education to set district goals and policies.

    If you have any questions about our district, or are seeking more information, please email

    Dr. John Marschhausen, Superintendent

    Janet Gruneisen, Administrative Assistant