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 - 9/20/18 Superintendent's Message - 9/20/18: I want to start this message with a quick shout out to the staff at PSLA at Fowler, who have done a great job engaging families and the community, one of the priorities of our new strategic plan, Building Our Future! Danforth also hosted a successful curriculum night which engaged families and Roberts had nearly 300 people at their family picnic/curriculum night. Webster leadership has created a bulletin board to remind staff of the importance of the daily work they do as it relates to our ... more >>
Superintendent's Message - 9/14/18 Superintendent's Message - 9/14/18: This week, we remembered the events of September 11, 2001. I was encouraged to see many of you incorporating 9/11 into your curriculum as a way to help our students become #SCSDCivicReady. The anniversary of that tragic day should continue to serve as a reminder of the importance of us coming together, in spite of our differences, and working together for the greater good. As our recent convocation displayed, we have a great and diverse staff here in the SCSD, and when we are working together to ... more >>
Superintendent's Message - 9/7/18 Superintendent's Message - 9/7/18: Welcome back! It was a short but successful first week of school here in the SCSD. Thank you to each of you for the role you played this week in helping our scholars start the year off on a positive note.   In case you missed it, there were many #SCSDFirstDay celebrations across the district this week. Van Duyn welcomed community members to greet students as they walked the red carpet ; Bellevue hosted a carnival (complete with a pie-the-teacher activity!) ; and Danforth scholars enjoyed ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 8/31/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 8/31/18: The new school year is upon us – welcome back! I am excited to see all of you at the inaugural staff convocation on Tuesday, where I will be sharing our new strategic plan, Building Our Future. The convocation will be a great way for us to learn how we can work together to ensure that we are preparing our students – and each other – for #SCSDSuccess!   This summer, it was encouraging to see all the exciting #SCSDSummerLearning that took place across the district . From ... more >>
Do You Have Back to School Questions? #SCSDCares Do You Have Back to School Questions? #SCSDCares: WE ARE EXCITED TO WELCOME OUR STUDENTS & STAFF BACK TO SCHOOL FOR THE 2018 - 19 SCHOOL YEAR! As with any new beginning, a new school year comes with questions and unknowns. To serve as a resource for families, several Syracuse City School District departments and offices have compiled their most frequently asked questions - with answers - relating to the back-to-school season. Please see below for these questions, separated by department. If you have ... more >>

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Supports for Students Presentation 5/24/18