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 3/15/19 Superintendent's Message 3/15/19: Thank you to all of you who attended our Conversation event at Corcoran last weekend . We were pleased to see such a great turnout of students, staff, family members and community members who were all engaged and interested in helping our students succeed.   This week, the SCSD Educational Foundation announced their Educators of the Year – four individuals who are going above and beyond to help students – and our district – succeed! Congratulations to Eva Williams, ... more >>
Superintendent's Message 3/8/19 Superintendent's Message 3/8/19: Yesterday, I met with the Superintendent’s Student Cabinet for another engaging discussion. We were joined by Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner , and it was a great opportunity for us to bridge the gap between our schools and the community. Chief Buckner spoke about how success is never achieved alone – but by having someone help you. I am appreciative of the involvement of our students, staff and the greater Syracuse community at events like this, because together, we are Building ... more >>
Superintendent's Message 3/1/19 Superintendent's Message 3/1/19: In case you missed it, the Syracuse Cougars ice hockey team started off the week earning the Section III Division I title … for the second straight season! Several other SCSD student athletes have been showing their athletic talent lately, as they take part in state-level competitions. Corcoran’s My’kle Thomas recently placed sixth in his weight class in the state wrestling championship! We have student athletes competing in the Boys and Girls State Track and Field Championships ... more >>
Superintendent's Message 2/22/19 Superintendent's Message 2/22/19: I hope you have enjoyed this week as an opportunity to catch up on work and spend time with loved ones.   I’d like to commend Director Rachel Murphy and our Food & Nutrition Services staff, who were hard at work this week serving free lunches for SCSD children at six different sites throughout the city. This is the first year we have offered Midwinter Recess meal service, and while it was a significant undertaking for our Food & Nutrition staff, our students and families ... more >>
Superintendent's Message 2/15/19 Superintendent's Message 2/15/19: Our school leaders braved the weather during Tuesday’s snow day to attend Leadership Academies at the PD Center. We were fortunate to have the opportunity to hear from Police Chief Kenton Buckner , as well as to spend the day working together in strategic plan working groups as we continue Building Our Future for our students and families.   As you know, one of the strategic priorities of Building Our Future – our strategic plan – is engaging families and the community. ... more >>

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Supports for Students Presentation 5/24/18