Below you will find listed all AIFD approved Education Partners, as well as approved State Floral Association education providers. Each student is responsible for contacting these institutions to obtain details such as course costs, timeframes, length, difficulty level, etc. It is also each student’s responsibility to be sure the school they attend is offering their students the opportunity to be awarded with AIFD’s CFD® (Certified Floral Designer) designation. More details about the CFD program can be found here.

Become an Education Partner:

If you are interested in becoming an AIFD® Education Partner, please go to AIFD’s Education Partners page and complete the application form. It may take up to thirty days for your school to be approved by the appropriate committee and notified.

Become an approved State Floral Association Education Provider:

If your State Certification program is interested in being listed as a Floral Association Education Provider, please download the Application Form and return it to AIFD Headquarters for approval. It may take up to thirty days for your organization to be approved by the appropriate committee and notified.

Benefits of being an AIFD Education Partner or Approved State Floral Association Education Provider:

Having your school or certification program approved by AIFD as an Education Partner or Floral Association Education Provider means you will receive the benefit of being listed on the AIFD website, in the AIFD printed directory, as well as the valuable opportunity to award your students the AIFD nationally recognized Certified Floral Designer (CFD®) designation! For more details on the CFD program offered to students who complete courses at AIFD approved Education Providers, please visit this page.

Any prospective AIFD member looking to obtain floral design education will be directed to visit these lists and your organizations will directly benefit from this exposure.

Education Partners – Floral Design Schools

  • 105Blooms Flower School
    1F, Block A, No.1000, Chang Ping Rd
    Jing An District, Shanghai, China 200042
    Tel: 0086 -13916146520
    Founded in 2015, a leading professional flower school in Shanghai offering professional floral design course over 6 years.
  • A&F Floral Art & Design
    Florence Ling, Executive Director
    Unit 15, 7/F , Metro Centre 1, 32 Lam Hing Street,
    Kowloon Bay, Kowloon , Hong Kong.
    Tel: 852-24127388
  • Academy of Hyeinsblossom
    Yeon Hwan Kim AIFD
    11 Gangnam-daero 132-gil
    Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea 06044
    Tel: 82-2-540-5436
  • Aimi Floral Designers
    Atsuko Aimi AIFD, CFD
    3731 Kurihara
    Tsukuba, 305-0001
    Ibaraki | Japan
    Tel: 81-90-2634-2654
    This school is a new style flower school, which is also in correspondence with Internet courses.
  • Anne Arundel Community College
    Carol Cassidy
    101 College Parkway, Johnson Building 207
    Arnold, MD 21012
    Tel: 410-777-2657
    Fax: 410-777-2822
    Anne Arundel Community College offers a comprehensive Floral Design Certificate program taught by AIFD Accredited Instructors. This hands-on program provides classes for students from beginners to professionals.
  • Atelier de Karpos
    Chen Ha Yu, Executive Director
    B1 10F Block B Wing HIn Factory Bldg.
    31-33 Ng Fong St San Po Kong
    Kowloon Hong Kong
  • Benz School of Floral Design
    William J. McKinley AIFD, CFD
    202 Horticulture Forest Sciences Bldg.
    College Station, TX 77843
    Tel: (979) 862-2768
    Fax: (979) 845-0627
    The Benz School teaches floral design, both as the basis of retail floristry, and as floral art-incorporating proper management and care and handling techniques.
  • Bucks County Community College
    Elena Lydon
    275 Swamp Rd.
    Newtown, PA 18940
    Tel: (215) 968-8411
    Fax: (215) 968-8320
    Bucks County Community College is an Educational Partner of the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) offering a comprehensive program taught by AIFD accredited instructors.  Floral Design students now have a chance to become a Certified Floral Designer by completing BCCC’s comprehensive curriculum.  This 114 hour hands-on program offers classes for students from beginner through advanced.
  • Cheng Ming Vocational Training School
    Irene Cheung Wai Fong, AIFD,CFD
    Sandy Chen Hui Xian, AIFD,CFD Instructor
    2/F 201 No.58 Fangxing Road Liwaw District Guangzhou
    Tel: 86 020-81612268
  • Dr. D School of Floristry
    Jenny Thomasson
    9200 John W Carpenter Hwy
    Dallas, TX 75247
    Tel: (214) 522-9911
    Fax: N/A
    The DRD Institute of Floristry teaches beginning, intermediate, and advanced single-night courses through the Dr Delphinium Flower School, and advanced multi-day workshops with Jenny T Floristry.
  • Flavorise (Huaxi) Education of Flowers
    Jia Hong Liang AIFD
    Wenhai xi lu No.36,Ronggui
    Shunde,Foshan,Guangdong Province
    China 528325
    Tel: +8613825525031
  • Floral Design Institute
    Leanne Kesler AIFD, CFD, PFCI
    1138 NW 17th Avenue
    Portland, OR 97209
    Tel: (800) 819-8089
    Fax: (503) 274-0184
    Licensed career training, seminars, design classes, video training, and online distance learning programs for the beginner, the experienced professional, and everyone who loves flowers.
    (contact school directly for more details)
    Advanced Floral Design
    Designing for Competition and Evaluation
  • Floriology Institute
    Jackie Lacey AIFD, CFD, PFCI
    7800 Bayberry Rd.
    Jacksonville, FL 32256
    Tel: (904) 737-8500
    Floriology® Institute is a premier hands-on floral design school located in Jacksonville, FL. Classes are open to all florists and individuals seeking specialized instruction in floral design, national floral certification and best business practices from AIFD-certified instructors and successful business leaders.
  • Hana Link Designers
    Tomomi Takazakura
    Arai Town 577-1
    Ota City
    Gumma, Japan 373-0852
    Tel: 0276-49-0555
    Various flower lessons are available.
    Flower · Gathering etc.
    Please contact us first
  • Houston School of Flowers
    Keith White AIFD, CFD
    4340-D Directors Row
    Houston, TX 77092
    Phone: (713) 681-2400
    J. Keith White AIFD, CFD in association with Houston School of Flowers, an AIFD Education partner will instruct a 5 day intensive Floral Designer Certification Prep Class based on “The AIFD Guide to Floral Design”.
  • HUAXI Education of Flowers
    Jiahong Liang, Instructor
    Kathryn Leung
    Wenhai xi lu No.36,Ronggui
    Shunde, Guangdong Province China 528325
    Tel: +8613825525031
  • Instinct Florist School
    Ven Chuang AIFD,CFD
    Villa 37,Lane 378,Lu Heng Rd.,
    Minhang District, Shanghai, China
    Tel: (86)21-54561389
    Instinct Florist School is a professional floral design school in Shanghai. Please visit our website:
  • Institute Professional Flores Design Fa Ngai Long
    Enrica Lei Sio Wa AIFD, CFD
    Estrada De Cemiterio
    No.25, 1-A,
    Edf ‘ Wan Keng’
    Macau, China
    Tel: 853-6682-2057
  • Instituto Mexicano Tecnico Floral plantel Monterrey
    Rocio Silva AIFD, CFD, PFCI
    Bravo #101 Col Maria Luisa
    Monterrey Nuevo Leon Mexico 64000
  • Instituut du Creatif
    West No. 186-188A Ian Prince Edward Road, Kowloon Building, 3rd Floor, Room 186
    Hong Kong
    Tel: 6101 3863
    Instituut du Creatif is a premier floral design school in Hong Kong. Courses are specialized to educate students with latest training curriculum and techniques.
  • J-Florist School
    Ok-kyung (Jessica) Jang AIFD, CFD
    (2nd fl 201, Bangbaedong, Seokkyo B/D) Bang-bae St. 110 Seocho-gu
    Seoul, 6665 | South Korea
    Tel: 82.2.3477.1488
    Fax: 82.2.595.0681
    Having 36 years floral education experience and being part of the Flower Art Contest as a judge, our chief designer, Ok-kyung (Jessica) Jang AIFD. Evaluator/Judge provides sophisticated education with our own published textbooks and systematic teaching methods here in Seoul. J Florist School has four floral designers Evaluator/Judges – and numerous students have been getting AIFD, CFD certification. We are continuing to improve design skill based on The Elements and Principles of Design.
  • Judith Blacklock Flower School
    Judith Blacklock
    4/5 Kinnerton Place South
    London, UK SW1X 8EH
    Tel: 44 20 7235 6235
    Fax: 44 20 7235 6335
    Judith Blacklock has been running her renowned international school in a flower-filled mews in London for the last 20 years. The flower school offers intensive courses in a charming safe location where the atmosphere is happy and relaxed. The two-week Professional Business of Floristry and Events Styling Course has always proved to be popular with American and international students. The courses are taught by Judith and her exceptional team of tutors, all with their own particular expertise. The school also offers well respected online courses.
  • Koehler & Dramm Wholesale Florist
    Cheryl Stanius-Deiman
    2407 East Hennepin Avenue
    Minneapolis, MN 55413
    Tel: (612) 331-4141
    Over the past 30 plus years, what has continually anchored us is the joy of seeing the success of our students.  Our creative staff focuses on the principles, elements and love of design to set the foundation for our students. -Access to international, domestic, and local varieties of fresh cut stems and the latest industry products -Distance learning is offered after the first few inhouse classes -Located inside Koehler & Dramm Wholesale Florist.  Quality education.  Affordable price.  Lifetime skills.  Join us for a class today!
  • La Rose Flower School
    Joo Young Park AIFD
    545-15 Gangnam-daero, Seocho-Gu
    Seoul 6535 | South Korea
    Tel:(82) 2556-9188
    Fax: (82) 2477-9188
  • Las Vegas School of Floral Design
    Julie Reed AIFD
    3275 Ali Baba Lane #517
    Las Vegas, NV 89118
    Tel: (702) 772-7839
    Offering CERTIFIED Basic and Advanced hands – on courses. Sessions are Limited to five students. School curriculum is based on AIFD Principles and Elements of design allowing you to have a clearer understanding to gain your AIFD credential.
  • Life Flower School
    Peggy Li Po Kee AIFD
    Flat A1, 6/F., Block A, Hankow Centre
    47 Peking Road, Tsimshatsui
    Hong Kong
    Tel: (852)2992-0970
    Fax: (852)3013-8768
  • New York Botanical Garden
    Ken Norman AIFD, CFD
    Lisa Whitmer
    2900 Southern Boulevard
    Bronx, NY 10458
    Tel: (718) 817-8595
  • Nobleman School of Floral Design
    Anson Low AIFD
    Blk 10, North Bridge Rd., #02-5107
    Singapore 190010
    Tel: (656) 296-3977
    Fax: (656) 291-3192
    (contact school directly for more details)
    CFD/AIFD Preparation Course (Intensive)
    CFD/AIFD Hands-On Workshop (Intensive)
    NSFD Certificate in Professional Design
    NSFD American Floral Design Course
  • Palmer School of Floral Design/Palmer Flowers
    Angela S. Palmer AIFD, AAF
    2528 So. College Ave
    Fort Collins, CO 80525
    Tel: (970) 691-9708
    Fax: (970) 226-2505
    WORKSHOPS OFFERED: (contact school directly for more details)
    Advanced Floral Design
    Class V
    Competition and Evaluation
    Evaluation Class
  • Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
    Gabe Tilove
    1059 Shady Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232
    Tel: (412) 441-4442
    Fax: (412) 665-2368
  • Pui Wa Floral Design School
    Chao Pui Wa
    Rua De Campo No. 78, 11 Andar
    Edf Chong Kin Comm | Macau
    Tel: 853-285-56228
    Fax: 853-285-56016
  • Solomon Bloemen
    Solomon Leong AIFD, CFD
    6H Winner Building
    27-39 D’Aguilar St
    Central | Hong Kong
    Tel: 85-22521-1798
  • Southern CA School of Floral Design
    Phillip Rulloda AIFD, CFD, PFCI, AAF
    1519 E. Chapman Ave. #356
    Fullerton CA 92831
    Classroom Address:
    Mellano & Co.
    1605 McFadden Ave.
    Santa Ana, CA 92705
    Tel: (714) 776-7445
    WORKSHOPS OFFERED: (visit web site or call for more details)
    Featuring Advanced and Design For Excellence (AIFD/CFD Primer)
  • Spendide Nature
    Masayo Koizumi
    1-55-29 Oshika Suruga-ku
    Shizuoka, Japan 422-8021
    Phone: 81(0) 54 285-7040
    Fax: 81(0) 54 287-5591
  • Teleflora Scholarship Academy
    Lottie McKinnon
    11444 West Olympic Boulevard
    4th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90064
    Tel: 310-966-4635
    The premier floral wire service, Teleflora is known for its unique keepsake containers, national advertising program, innovative technology, and over 350 Education programs per year.
  • The One
    Ying Xu, Executive Director and Instructor
    Long hua ,Yulong Road, Shengmolisi huayuan
    ShenZhen, Guangdong province
    China 518000
    Tel: 86-15338800788
  • Washington Flower School
    Jeanne Ha AIFD, CFD
    6921 Laurel Avenue
    Takoma Park, MD 20912
    Tel: (301) 270-1848
  • Yola Guz AIFD School of Floral Design
    Ruben Consa AIFD, CFD, PFCI
    7160 NW 50 Street
    Miami, FL 33166
    Tel: (305) 504-1061
    An Excellent Choice for excellence in floral education.  Professional Certification Programs taught by AIFD Members both in English and Spanish. We offer special design seminars, workshops and CFD training Evaluation. Call for more information or check out our Brand New Online classes

State Floral Association Education Providers

Listed below are State Floral Associations who have agreed to teach the principles and objectives supported by AIFD. Please contact the State Floral Association of your interest for more details, and to find out if their program qualifies you to earn AIFD’s CFD® credentials.

SAIFD Chapters

AIFD Student Chapters are established at certain recognized institutions of higher learning with a two-year associate degree (or higher) in horticulture, floriculture, agriculture or fine arts, and where floral design is taught.

For a list of Student Chapters of AIFD colleges and universities please click here.

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