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Fundamentals of HT

2021 Fall classes

The HT Institute hopes to offer two face-to-face and one online Fundamentals class in the fall of 2021. The schedule is  dependent upon the availability of class space and status of the pandemic. With this in mind the following are tentative dates:

Oct. 21-24, 2021
Denver, Colorado or online

Nov. 21-24, 2021
Atlanta, Georgia or online

Dec. 2-5, 2021
San Diego, CA or online

Download PDF of current 2020/2021 Schedules

Section I (CO) & II (CA)  Class schedules



Accommodations for
Classes in Denver Colorado

Linking People and Plants

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
3203 Quebec Street
Denver, C0 80207

Rate: $129

Deadline: January 27, 2020

To reserve online:

  • Ask for the HT Institute room block.
  • No shuttle service available to the class site but students may walk (3/4 mile) or we can arrange car pools.
  • Restaurant on site.

Transportation from DIA:

The University of Colorado A Line is 23 miles of rail that is making local and international travel easier than ever. The new line, which opened on April 22, 2016, provides easy, affordable and reliable connections between Denver International Airport, the DoubleTree by Hilton Denver, and downtown Denver.
The Central Park Station is less than 1 mile from our hotel and trains run from 3:30am to 1:00am every 15 minutes during peak times. For $9.00 you can get from our hotels to DIA in just 23 minutes with no more rush hour! In addition enjoy all of the downtown Denver attractions on a 14 minute train ride for just $2.60 with no parking fees, traffic jams, or hailing a cab.
The hotel will provide complimentary shuttle service to and from the Central Park Station only from 4:30am-12:30am daily, you can also contact the hotel at 303-321-3333 to request the shuttle when you arrive at the platform.
Please see Guest Services or the Front Desk for additional details on fares, schedules, and ALine routes or http://visit

Walking directions from the hotel to the class site are as follows:

From the main entrance of the hotel walk east to Quebec Street head south on Quebec Street. Cross Quebec at 26th Avenue and start walking east. Turn right on Roslyn Street, The Anchor Center For The Blind will be on your left.

Class Accomodations

Anchor Center For Blind Children
2550 Roslyn Street,
Denver, CO 80238

The Anchor Center for Blind Children is located in the heart of Stapleton at the intersection of 26th Avenue and Roslyn Street-just one block east of Quebec Street. The site is moments away from I-70 with quick access from the south and east via I-225 and the north via I-270.

Anchor Center For Blind Children
2550 Roslyn Street,
Denver, CO 80238

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View the recording of a recent live webinar:

Topic: Entering the Profession of Horticultural Therapy

You will learn:

  • What is horticultural therapy?
  • Where is it practiced?
  • Who does it serve?
  • How can you receive training?

View the webinar here


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