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
Administrative Appointments, Transfers Announced for 17-18 School Year: Superintendent Alicea has announced administrative appointments, positions and transfers, effective in July and continuing through the 2017-18 school year. Congratulations to the following staff members on their new positions! We are proud to recognize and reward excellence at all levels within the SCSD and are confident that all will contribute positively in these roles. more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - June 23: The 2016-17 school year has officially come to a close and summer has arrived! Thank you to each and every one of you for the part you have played in making this year – my first as SCSD Superintendent – a success. Our theme this year was Going for the Gold, and by supporting each other and our students, I have seen what a gold medal team we have here in the SCSD. Congratulations on a successful year!   Speaking of success: this weekend, we will celebrate #SCSDGraduation! I ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - June 16: Before our seniors began their Regents exams this week, they took time on Monday to participate in walk-throughs at elementary, middle and Pre-K-8 schools. This is one of my favorite events of the year, as our youngest students get to see what hard work will help them achieve and our graduating seniors see some added support at this special time of celebration! Don’t miss these great photos and videos of Fowler , Henninger , Corcoran and ITC graduates as they marched through schools. ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - June 9: I want to take a moment to commend our students for their activism and their pride in their schools and our larger SCSD community. In case you missed it, take a moment to watch this CNY Central feature on Corcoran students in the IB Programme who created a final project in their IB Theatre class to combat the negative comments that resulted online after the recent incident at their high school. The students will be showing their film at Corcoran on Saturday, June 10 th at 5 pm – please ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - June 2: I hope you enjoyed a relaxing Memorial Day weekend. We are nearing the end of the school year and if I can do anything to assist you in finishing out the year on a good note, I encourage you to reach out. We are all Going for the Gold together!   This week, I was pleased to host members of the Superintendent’s Student Cabinet for our final gathering of the 2016-17 school year . We traveled to Arrowhead Lodge where we had important discussions about school start times, school lunches, ... more >>

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District Publications

Pre-K Registration Booklet
ITC P-Tech Brochure
High School Choice Booklet
HCA P-Tech Brochure
SCSD District Information