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This Residential Learning Community is an exclusive opportunity for 26 first-year education studies students to explore a broad range of potential careers, get to know James I. Perkins College of Education faculty members, and meet guest speakers and local educators who are leaders in their respective fields.

You will engage in activities that will enhance and promote collaboration with faculty members, academic excellence in your studies, research in the field of education and ethical leadership development.

Participation in this Residential Learning Community offers students a powerful vehicle for transitioning from high school into a university setting, exploring SFA’s education studies degree programs, and preparing for admission into the college.

Located in: Steen Hall

Open to: All freshman education studies majors

Benefits of the Education Studies Residential Learning Community

  • Team build with others interested in education.
  • Attend exclusive events and activities to support your growth as an educator.
  • Access workshops designed to enhance your leadership abilities and professional development.
  • Gain exposure to different areas of the teaching profession.
  • Engage in network opportunities with College of Education faculty and local educators.
  • Volunteer for opportunities that are education-related.
  • Be immersed in discussions focused on global issues in education.


  • Intent to major in education studies
  • Participate in education-related service learning and volunteer opportunities
  • Actively engage in the community

Application Process

For information on the application process for the Education Studies Residential Learning Community, visit the Residential Learning Communities page.


Residence Life
Fax: 936.468.5818
Staff Directory

Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday

Physical Address:
Rusk Building, Room 332

Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 13054, SFA Station 
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962