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 - 3/9/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 3/9/18: Unfortunately, the recent winter storm delayed many of our Read Across America Day celebrations – but it has been wonderful to see our schools continuing their celebrations! In case you missed it, s taff at Bellevue put together a hilarious kickoff video – a spoof of the ‘Dirty Dancing’ Time of My Life scene – to remind students and families how easy it is to fall in love with a good book. This month, across the district, our students are indeed falling in love with ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 2/23/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 2/23/18: I hope you have enjoyed a relaxing and well-deserved midwinter recess and took some time to enjoy the unusually warm weather we had mid-week! As we prepare to return to school next week, we must remember to stay vigilant when it comes to safety. In addition to adhering to our security procedures, we must also be diligent about listening to our students and taking note of anything that seems concerning or out of the ordinary. If you feel there is anything we can do to proactively address student ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 2/16/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 2/16/18: I wanted to take a moment to remember all those who lost their lives and those who lost loved ones in the tragedy in Florida.  As we keep them in our thoughts and prayers, I would also like to remind everyone of the importance of following our security procedures and familiarizing yourself with your school’s emergency response plan.  We must all wear our ID badges, keep all exterior doors secured, follow our sign-in procedures and report any suspicious activity.  It is also ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 2/9/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 2/9/18: In case you missed it, last weekend, our student musicians took part in the All-City Instrumental Festival. Check out these pictures of our elementary, middle and high school bands and orchestras performing. We are lucky to have such a fantastic #SCSDArts program in our district!   On Monday morning this week, Ed Smith teacher Mary Mastin received a surprise as a TV crew from CBS-5 visited her classroom. Ms. Mastin was selected as the CBS-5 ‘Educator of Excellence’ for February! ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 2/2/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 2/2/18: In case you missed it, two members of our SCSD community were recently recognized by Syracuse University with Martin Luther King, Jr. ‘Unsung Hero’ Awards. Johnson Center Adult Education teacher Chris Burns and ITC student Dom Donnay were both selected for their leadership and community service efforts that have made a positive difference in the lives of others. Learn more about Chris and Dom here , and click here to see photos from the award ceremony .   This week, some ... 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