Dr. Marnisha R. Brown

Marnisha Brown

“It’s a New Day for The Richmond Heights Way”

Dear Parents, Staff, and Community Members,

I am humbled by the opportunity to serve as the new superintendent of Richmond Heights Local Schools. Having been a part of this community for nine years, both as Assistant Superintendent and Principal of the Secondary School, I am deeply committed to our shared vision of becoming a first-choice school district. Our goal is to create an educational environment that is characterized by equity, fostering safe, respectful, and responsible relationships while nurturing a sense of pride in oneself, our school, and our community.

As I embark on this new role, my immediate focus is on building stronger connections with all members of our school community, including those whom I may not have had the privilege to meet personally. Your feedback and insights are invaluable in shaping the future priorities for our Spartans. I am eager to engage in meaningful conversations and collaborative efforts that will propel us forward on our journey to excellence. Together, we will continue to uphold our commitment to thoughtful, student-centered education and maintain the trust that the community has placed in our schools. Your support and dedication are essential as we work together to achieve our goals.

Dr. Marnisha Brown

Marnisha Brown has a long history with Ohio’s public schools. She graduated from Cleveland City Schools and returned to the area to teach English Language Arts at Lincoln West High School after receiving a bachelor’s in Literature and Secondary Education from Wilberforce University, a Historically Black College and University (HBCU), and completing graduate studies in School Administration at Cleveland State University.

She also served Warrensville Heights School District, first as a teacher and then as Dean of Students; as principal for Collinwood High School; and as principal of Canton’s Timken High School before making her way to Richmond Heights in 2014.

She is currently pursuing her doctorate in Educational Leadership at Youngstown State University and said her favorite part about working in education is the new grace given each day.

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family watching “Marvel” movies and doing anything “Star Wars” related, working out, and she is an avid reader of political science books.