Horticulture is a historically stable field, regardless of the economy, and is rich with diversity. Jobs range from entry level to upper management positions and include part-time, full-time, seasonal, temporary and permanent opportunities. One of the most appealing aspects of the field is that individuals can easily create their own niche to meet personal needs such as time commitments, duties, benefits, location and entrepreneurial goals.
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- Floral Shop Management
- Greenhouse Management
- Landscape Design and Construction
- Landscape and Turf Maintenance
- Nursery and Garden Center Management
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Brian Clement, Program Chair/Associate Professor/Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1059, (630) 942-2526
Frank Balestri, Instructor/Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1058, (630) 942-3498
Amy Hull, Greenhouse Supervisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 0026, (630) 942-3806
Martin Bartz, Horticulture Lab Technician/Grower
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 0025, (630) 942-3807
Teresa Dietz, Program Support Specialist
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1008, (630) 942-3997
Peter Deeman, Program Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1047, (630) 942-2548
Molly Devine, Student Success Specialist - Navigator
Center for Student Success, SRC 1144, (630) 942-3559
Business and Applied Technology Division
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1034, (630) 942-2592