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Program A: Louisiana Community and Technical College Board of Supervisors

Program Authorization: Constitution of 1974, Article 8, Sections 6 and 11; Acts 151 and 170 of 1998

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Role, Scope, and Mission Statement: The Louisiana Community and Technical College Board of Supervisors is composed of 15 members appointed by the Governor plus two student members. The Board supervises and manages all programs of public post-secondary vocational-technical training and some institutions of higher education which offer associate degrees but not baccalaureate degrees.

Note: The Board is currently developing a mission, goals and objectives. The objectives below have been moved from Schedules 19-678F, 19-681L, and 19-681M in the Department of Education as a result of Acts 151 and 170 of 1998.

 

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Unless otherwise indicated, all objectives are to be accomplished during or by the end of FY 1999-2000. Performance indicators are made up of two parts: name and value. The indicator name describes what is being measured. The indicator value is the numeric value or level achieved within a given measurement period. For budgeting purposes, performance indicator values are shown for the prior fiscal year, the current fiscal year, and alternative funding scenarios (continuation budget level and Executive Budget recommendation level) for the ensuing fiscal year (the fiscal year of the budget document).

 

 

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The source of funding for this program includes general fund, self-generated revenue and federal funds. Self-generated revenues are provided through Technical instructor certification fees. The sources of federal funds include Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Act and Pell grants authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Amendment.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$1,500,000

$1,500,000

0

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$1,500,000

$1,500,000

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$700,000

$700,000

12

 

General Fund for the new Boardís administrative costs and (12) positions

$300,838

$3,352,157

17

 

Transfers in Technical College System Office administrative staff and operating expenses from the Department of Education

$88,522

$117,662

2

 

Transfers in Pell Grant Administration from the Department of Education

$330,989

$330,989

2

 

Transfers in Technical College ISIS Network costs from the Department of Education

$230,475

$230,475

6

 

Transfers in Technical College Regional Accountants from the Department of Education

$0

$207,940

3

 

Transfers in Veteranís Education Administrative function from the Department of Education

$0

$25,000

1

 

Transfers in Legal Attorney from the Department of Education

$0

$23,232,037

0

 

Transfers in Federal Carl Perkins funds from the Department of Education

$0

$9,000,000

0

 

Transfers in Federal Pell Grant funds from the Department of Education

 

 

 

 

 

$3,150824

$38,696,260

43

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$1,650,824

$37,196,260

43

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

 

 

 

 

 

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 2579.75% of the existing operating budget. It represents 2579.75% of the total request ($1,500,000) for this program. The major reason for the increase from the existing operating budget is due to the transfer of the administrative functions of the Office of Technical College System from the Department of Education. Also, an additional $700,000 in General Fund and (12) new positions were added.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$119,400

 

Other Professional Services- Provide technical assistance to develop statewide programs and technical assessment assistance

$500

 

Other Professional Services-travel

     

$119,900

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$700,000

 

General fund enhancement to be distributed among other line items to cover administrative operating expenses

$978,173

 

Federal state leadership assistance for improving vocational education and services for members of special populations including disabled and disadvantaged students

$13,265,334

 

Federal Carl Perkins funds are for Vocational Education programs including Special Populations, Tech Prep, Gender Equity, and Single Parent.

$9,000,000

 

Federal Pell Grant awards to eligible students enrolled at the Technical Colleges

     

$24,443,507

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

   
   

Interagency Transfers

$1,000,000

 

State General Fund replacement of Louisiana Quality Support Education 8(g) funds for the Technical Colleges

$351,069

 

Management and Finance: Indirect cost, printing, postage, rent, other maintenance and office supplies

$9,966,703

 

Federal Carl Perkins funds are for Vocational Education programs including Special Populations, Tech Prep, Gender Equity, and Single Parent

     

$11,317,772

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

 

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$85,000

 

Office computers and printers

     

$85,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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