About Us

Our expert team is dedicated to you and your goals.

About St. Nicholas Adult High School

St. Nicholas Adult High School provides a flexible e-learning model in order for learners to succeed in their high school credit courses. We are open to all adults 18+ years of age and older living in Ontario. We provide:


  • Flexible, teacher supported e-learning
  • The opportunity to earn your high school diploma or upgrade your current marks
  • Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) or Mature Student Evaluations for eligible adults
  • Credits@Work for employed students
  • Academic, career and personal counselling

Where we are located

We have two school locations. Our Central location on Graham Avenue has classrooms equipped with computers, printers, WiFi, and power outlets so that students can come in and work away. Our West location on Admiral Avenue has a large welcoming learning commons area where students can work alone or with their teachers. There are computers available, as well as a printer/photocopier, WiFi, and many power outlets.

Our Team

Don MurphyPrincipal
Chris ToddVice Principal, Central Campus
Wanda SymesVice Principal, West Campus
James HallarnGuidance Lead Teacher
Tammy CoyleGuidance Teacher
Jill BaizanaIntake & Assessment Officer, Central Campus
Trudy LothianIntake & Assessment Officer, West Campus
Adam HobbinsSenior Office Administrator
Najwa Al-KhouryGuidance Office Administrator, Central Campus
Audrey BarrettAdministrative Assistant, West Campus
Crystal GordonAdministrative Assistant, West Campus
Heidi LovejoyGuidance Office Administrator, West Campus
Carmal MayerAdministrative Assistant, Central Campus
Mark D. MullanChairperson, Ottawa Catholic School Board
Ben VallatiSuperintendent of Continuing and Community Education
Matthew Turner – Recipient of the 2019 Principal’s Award

This award recognizes the perseverance of an adult learner in overcoming adversities in order to achieve their High School Diploma. Watch this powerful video of Matthew’s resiliency and pursuit of his dreams.