Delaware Governor's School for Excellence
Description for RAs (Resident Assistants)
-- Governor’s School is a week-long residential program for
“rising” juniors in high school. It is sponsored by
the Office of the Governor and coordinated by the University of
Delaware's Division of Professional and Continuing Studies. There
are four programs:
program, about 80 students
- Visual Arts
(painting), 10 students
- Music, about
RAs live at the University of Delaware's George Read Hall, eat at
Pencader Dining Hall, and attend programs during the day at Clayton
Hall and on campus (Amy du Pont, Hartshorn Hall, Recitation Hall).
Responsibilities -- RAs chaperone and live with a
“quad” of students (10-12 students per RA). RAs escort
students to programs, activities, and field trips. They participate
in and lead evening activities. RAs are on call 24 hours a day during
the Governor's School week, with some time off during the program.
Governor's School RAs need to be energetic, flexible and responsible.
RAs are expected to follow all Governor's School rules to model
behavior for the students.
Apply -- If you are interested in applying to be a
Resident Assistant at Governor's School, please write to the Governor's School Coordinator via the Governor's School contact form to request an application.