A Published author, speaker, educator and youth expert, Norma Nicholson is a Registered Nurse, with a BA in Sociology and Psychology from the University of Toronto, and an MA in Adult Education from Central Michigan University, USA.
Nicholson recently authored and published “Young Lives on the Line: You Can Make a Difference” by drawing upon her own experiences growing up as an at- risk child who was homeless as an infant and a youth. Nicholson also enhanced her expertise through her management of health care for children and youth in the largest secure youth custody facility in Ontario, Canada and from being a passionate volunteer in her community.
Nicholson currently facilitates community outreach programs such as workshops for children and families, seminars in local churches, and lunch and learn sessions for employees in a variety of work environments.
She has received many prestigious awards and recognitions from the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario and nursing colleagues across the Province. She is also a five-time nominee for the Toronto Star Nightingale award. Read a thank you from the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario.
Norma has served as President of the Alzheimer Society of Peel, President of the Registered Nurses Association of Peel and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario.
Her life purpose is to use her God-given gifts to impact the lives of at-risk children and youth to unlock their potential. She presently teaches part time at Sheridan College in the Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies and volunteers in the Family Literacy program Region of Peel, Human Services
Nicholson is married and lives in Mississauga, Ontario with her husband, Noel. They have a daughter, Judith, four wonderful stepchildren and five grand children.