Teach Horticulture

Resources for Horticulture Teachers

This is your home for the tools you need to bring education, certification and a pathway to success for your students in Florida's nursery and landscape industry. Whether you need direction on preparing for FNGLA's Certified Horticulture Professional exam, participating in FFA Career Development Events or finding connections to career opportunities for your students, FNGLA is your resource.


Testing Your Students for FCHP

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FNGLA's Certified Horticulture Professional (FCHP) program is fully integrated into the curriculum frameworks for Horticulture Science & Services and Landscape Operations, specifically Agriscience Foundations 1, Introductory Horticulture 2 and Horticulture Science 3. Setting up FCHP testing for your students is an easy process. Below are links to the forms necessary to establish your school as an FCHP test site as well as information on the process for FCHP testing for your students. Contact Merry Mott with any questions at mmott@fngla.org or 407-295-7994.

>> Test Site Application Form
>>Proctor Information

FNGLA Apprenticeship

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Apprenticeship is a structured training program in which the apprentice works full-time for a sponsoring employer, learning the skills of the trade through on-the-job training. FNGLA’s Nursery & Landscape Apprenticeship Program includes specialization as a Horticulture Technician, Landscape Technician or Irrigation Technician.

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FFA Career Development Events 

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 FFA Career Development Events:

  • Floriculture - Apopka High School, Apopka, FL, and SunRidge Middle School, Orlando, FL
  • Nursery & Landscape - Durant High School, Plant City, FL, and Barrington Middle School, Lithia, FL. 

The 2021 CDE Events will take place Thursday, March 18, 2021 at the FFA Leadership Training Center in Haines City, Florida. This year, an online preliminary CDE will take place Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021.

Keep watching this spot as more information becomes available, or contact Merry Mott at FNGLA for specifics.