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 6/28/19 Superintendent's Message 6/28/19: As we wrap up this last week of school for the 2018-19 school year, I want to start by saying thank you to all 4,000 SCSD employees for your hard work this year. While we still have room for improvement, we have made strides toward improving our district for our students and families, and each of you has played an important role. It was wonderful to see so many celebrations in our school buildings this week, wishing our students well as they set off for summer vacation. Porter fifth graders enjoyed ... more >>
Superintendent's Message 6/21/19 Superintendent's Message 6/21/19: This week, our elementary and high school students enjoyed one of the most exciting days of the year: graduating senior walk-throughs! Seniors from each of our high schools visited several elementary, Pre-K-8 and middle schools in the District, wearing their caps and gowns and being cheered on by our young scholars. Don’t miss this great video of Henninger seniors visiting Dr. Weeks , pictures of Corcoran seniors visiting Van Duyn , PSLA at Fowler seniors visiting Bellevue and Nottingham ... more >>
Superintendent's Message 6/14/19 Superintendent's Message 6/14/19: This week, I attended the KiloWatch Celebration hosted by our students from Ed Smith, ELMS, Frazer, HW Smith and McKinley-Brighton . The students have been leading energy savings efforts at their respective schools, and they have collectively saved the District about $13,000 in savings this year ! I am so proud of these students for taking the initiative to encourage their classmates and teachers to turn off and unplug appliances when not in use to save energy and contribute a positive change ... more >>
Superintendent's Message 6/7/19 Superintendent's Message 6/7/19: This school year has flown by – on Wednesday, I enjoyed a special lunch with this year’s high school Valedictorians and Salutatorians. I can’t believe that in just a few weeks, the Class of 2019 will be graduating! This group of students has worked so hard, and I have no doubt they will continue to achieve success. In case you missed it, check out this post highlighting just a handful of our stellar seniors, talking about their college and career plans !   Some more stellar ... more >>
Superintendent's Message 5/31/19 Superintendent's Message 5/31/19: This week, we recognized our retirees and years of service honorees at a reception celebrating their ongoing contributions to the Syracuse City School District. Don’t miss these great photos from the event! I appreciate that we have so many dedicated staff in the SCSD, and this week we celebrated those who have committed more than 25 years to our district… wow!   On Thursday, we hosted the second annual SCSD Special Olympics at Corcoran . Students took part in events including ... more >>

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Supports for Students Presentation 5/24/18