About Tecla

Tecla has worked for child welfare organizations in both Ontario and British Columbia since 1996. Since 2002 her work has involved both infant consent and special needs adoptions.  Supporting birth and adoptive families, Tecla has assisted in the completion of over 220 adoptions.  In addition to facilitating domestic adoptions, Tecla has worked with families adopting from Ethiopia, South Africa, India, Bangladesh, China, Russia, Lithuania, Ukraine and the Caribbean.

Tecla’s education includes a Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology (1993), a Master’s Degree in Social Work (1996) and an Adoption Certificate (2007).  She is a member in good standing with the following organizations:

  • Adoption Council of Ontario
  • Association for Private Adoption Practitioners
  • Ontario Association for Social Workers
  • Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers