Professional Development and Teacher Training

The San Antonio Botanical Garden has many educational opportunities throughout the year.  Many provide Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. Scroll down for more information!

Healthy Trees and Certified Arborist Preparation Course

Fridays, September 6th, 13th, 20th & October 4| 9:00am-4:00pm

Designed to prepare professional arborists for the ISA Certified exam, this course is also ideal for the citizen who wants to stay safe while improving the health of trees and learn more about the value of trees. Nonprofessionals are welcome to attend the entire course or other sessions to gain a better understanding of the benefits of trees and develop their tree ID and tree care skills.

Certified Arborist Test Preparation Course Fee: $300; includes the Arborist Certification Study Guide (a $115 value)
Participants receive a certificate upon completion of the 4 session course

Course offered in Partnership with the San Antonio Arborist Association and Alamo Forest Partnership.

Register for Fall session.

Growing Up Wild Workshop


Growing Up WILD invites you to explore and share the fascinating world of wildlife and ecosystems using fun, hands-on educational activities. You will experience engaging TEKS-aligned activities while networking with other educators.

Workshop participants receive:
3 hours TEA-approved CPE and TEEAC Credit
Growing Up WILD Early Childhood Guide (for 3-7 yr olds)
Texas-specific resources
Fee: $35

Instructors: Timothy Roan, Emma Trester-Wilson