Superintendent Jaime Alicea

Superintendent Jaime Alicea has dedicated his career to the Syracuse City School District, having worked his way up from a teaching assistant to Chief Operations Officer over the course of his 33-year career before being named Interim Superintendent.
Mr. Alicea got his start in the SCSD as a teaching assistant at Seymour Elementary in 1983, soon becoming a teacher and going on to act as an Administrative Intern at Fowler High School. He has also acted as Vice Principal at Dr. King School and Principal at Seymour Elementary and Fowler High School.

Learn more about Superintendent Alicea here.
School News
Superintendent's Message 5/10/19 Superintendent's Message 5/10/19: Happy Teacher Appreciation Week ! Administrators and parent organizations throughout the district took the time to recognize their teachers this week, and I appreciate your efforts to celebrate each other. PSLA teachers were treated to coffee, bagels, ice cream and other goodies throughout the week, as well as a Wall of Thanks, where they could read messages of appreciation from their colleagues. Dr. King teachers received flowers, sweet treats and more – wrapping up with a catered lunch ... more >>
Superintendent's Message 5/3/19 Superintendent's Message 5/3/19: SCSD students are making a difference! This week, 15 SCSD students from the Syracuse Youth Advisory Council – representing Corcoran, ITC, Nottingham and PSLA at Fowler – presented to the Syracuse Common Council about their concerns relating to the City of Syracuse – as well as their proposed solutions . These students have been meeting biweekly at City Hall and have developed an in-depth knowledge of local history, local government and political structures. I am proud of these ... more >>
Superintendent's Message 4/26/19 Superintendent's Message 4/26/19: Welcome back! I hope you enjoyed a relaxing Spring Recess and are ready to finish the school year on a high note.   In case you missed it, a group of more than 30 high school students spent their Spring Recess on the annual HBCU Tour , where they visited 11 schools in 10 days, stopping in Maryland, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia and more. Several of the students enjoyed on-the-spot college acceptances , and we are so proud of these students – and their chaperones – for taking ... more >>
Superintendent's Message 4/12/19 Superintendent's Message 4/12/19: In case you missed it, the ITC chess team took third place among high schools in the recent ITC Invitational Chess Tournament ! Congratulations to the team on this achievement. At this week’s monthly Board of Education meeting, we celebrated a handful of other student and staff achievements – click here to see photos and learn more!   Also this week, students at McKinley-Brighton were featured on the NewsChannel 9 ‘Victory Over Violence’ segment. Thanks to community ... more >>
Superintendent's Message 4/5/19 Superintendent's Message 4/5/19: As our students in grades 3-8 prepared for testing this week, the Corcoran step and dance teams visited several schools to share their #SCSDSpirit and give the younger students a mental boost ! It’s great to see our older students serving as role models and cheering on our younger students. At Dr. King, staff made an extra effort to get students motivated before the test – don’t miss this video of Mr. Gyder and Mr. Brown performing an ELA-themed rap!   In case you missed ... more >>

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Supports for Students Presentation 5/24/18