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Professional Development

The education instructors at Huntsville Botanical Garden endeavor to provide interesting and interactive programs for teachers that will help educators bring the world of nature to students in fun and exciting ways.

HBG’s Professional Development Program for Teachers provides educators the tools and training they need to enrich their students’ understanding of ecology, plant science, chemistry, zoology and conservation. Our programs align with Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core Learning Standards and STEM (Science, Engineering, Technology and Math). Whether you want to build a school garden or find more engaging ways to introduce inquiry and observation skills into the classroom, the Garden’s experts are ready to train you!

site-logo-giwpGIW Portal Training: Forest and Landscape Plants Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

November 29, 2018
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Volunteer Classroom

The Green Industry Web Portal (GIW Portal) is a free service for the Green Industry to help train employees, potential employees, and students wanting to gain certifications and licenses or the knowledge needed to improve their lives and careers.
This class will be open to the public and green industry applicators maintaining or controlling pests on forest and landscape plants, or other similar areas.

Thanks to grant and foundation funding and industry support, the program is NO COST for ALSDE Ag Teachers; $42 for green industry members.

Tuition includes study guides, reference books, and refreshments.

Registration through Instructor/GIW Educational Director, Fred Kapp: or 205-862-2588.

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