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 - April 14: Spring recess is here! I hope you enjoy the time off and return to work refreshed and ready to end the school year on a high note.   This week, we extend a special thank you to our vice principals in celebration of National Assistant Principals Week. Some of our principals and secretaries took the time to share their kind words about their own VPs – don’t miss special messages of appreciation from Frazer , Bellevue , Danforth , ITC and more . I hope that each member of ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - April 7: This week, I met with the Post Standard editorial board to discuss the SCSD’s progress so far, my goals for our district and the unique challenges we face. As always, I hope to continue an open dialogue with you, so please do not hesitate to reach out if you would like to discuss things like this.   Speaking of open dialogue, we hosted our first #SCSDChat this week , thanks to our partnership with the Highlander Institute and the leadership of our SyraFuse fellows. It was great ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - March 31: It has been an exciting week for our district! On Wednesday and Thursday, we saw great involvement from the community at our ESSA Regional Meeting and Community Engagement Forum , respectively. Just as I appreciate the opportunity to hear your thoughts and feedback about your schools, I appreciate the community’s participation in events like this that help us all come together for the good of the district.   In addition to those meetings, yesterday, we were honored to host NYS ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - March 24: Last weekend, I was pleased to attend the SCSD Educational Foundation’s annual Recognition Breakfast , where we recognized a handful of the many SCSD staff who go above and beyond the call of duty to provide the best for our students and families. At the breakfast, several of the Educational Foundation-funded grant projects were highlighted in videos, created by ITC Media Communications instructor Jeff Newell and his students. Each week in this message, I will be sharing these videos with ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - March 17: Happy St. Patrick’s Day – I hope you are wearing green today! In the spirit of the holiday, don’t miss this video of community musician Ralph Loomis playing the mini bagpipes at Meachem’s ‘Community Musicians Day’ event this morning.   Despite a winter storm throwing a wrench into our plans this week, there were still many good things happening in the SCSD.   Today, we had two exciting events of note. At Meachem, music teacher Holly McCoy ... more >>

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ITC P-Tech Brochure
High School Choice Booklet
HCA P-Tech Brochure
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