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 to Staff - 6/22/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 6/22/18: Summer vacation is officially here! Thank you for doing your part to help contribute to the success of our students, our schools and our district this past school year.   It was great to see the end-of-year celebrations and special events taking place at many of our schools this week. At Bellevue, staff hosted a special breakfast event to show appreciation for bus drivers and bus attendants . At Dr. Weeks, students each received a summer toy to bring home , thanks to a donation from ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 6/15/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 6/15/18: This week, we celebrated our SCSD Class of 2018! Students from Corcoran, Henninger, ITC, Nottingham and PSLA at Fowler shared their top goal in life after SCSD graduation, and I encourage you to take a few minutes to watch this inspiring video of their responses .   Our younger students also took the time to celebrate this year’s graduates by hosting graduation walks. ITC seniors visited Webster, Grant, LeMoyne and other schools ; PSLA at Fowler seniors visited Porter, Bellevue ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 6/8/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 6/8/18: Graduation is approaching… in just two weeks, we will welcome our newest group of #SCSDAlumni! This week, I enjoyed heading to Arrowhead Lodge with members of this year’s Superintendent’s Student Cabinet for a year-end celebration and to thank the students who shared their insights with me this year. There are so many student leaders in the SCSD and I wish our seniors well as they continue on to their next steps.   Student STEM leaders from Corcoran, ITC and Nottingham ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 6/1/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 6/1/18: It may have been a short work week, but it was action-packed in the SCSD! The week started off with Leadership Academies for our principals, vice principals and administrative interns. The school year may be coming to a close, but our school leaders are still hard at work trying to improve their school culture and student outcomes. I appreciate the dedication of all of our staff as you continue to stay focused and work hard in these last few weeks of the 2017-18 school year.   Today, I ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 5/25/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 5/25/18: Throughout the district, this was a week of #SCSDSuccess! On Tuesday, our middle school students from 11 SCSD schools visited the Carrier Dome for the annual SUNY-ESF Science Fair . There were more than 300 projects on display this year, and it was great to see how hard these students worked on their STEM research projects.   On Wednesday, I enjoyed meeting with middle school student leaders at Ed Smith to hear their questions, comments and suggestions for their school and our district. ... more >>

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Supports for Students Presentation 5/24/18