"The measure of success of our programs at BRIT is that people leave with a renewed sense of wonder and curiosity about the natural world around them. It is vital to our health and well-being that we stay connected to nature."

-- Pat Harrison, Director of Education


Patricia Harrison

Senior Vice President, Director of Education

Tracy Friday

Director of BRIT SEED School, Teacher Education Specialist

Kimberly Whitlock

Education Operations Coordinator

Cheryl Potemkin

Early Childhood Education Specialist

Kat Goldin

Educational Specialist & Special Collection Librarian

Cameron Goebel

Garden Program Specialist


Nature and science rooted in the culture of community.  

The “Grow” collaborative between the Fort Worth Botanic Garden and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas offers meaningful experiences through education and volunteer opportunities that enrich personal growth and sustain our planet.

Get back to your roots. Never stop Growing! 

Check out our Student, Teacher, Adult, and Children & Family educational programs.