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Program D: Telelearning

Program Authorization: R.S. 17:1961-1968

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Telelearning Program is to provide needed long-distance instructional services to BESEapproved schools in Louisiana at a minimal cost.

The goal of the Telelearning Program is to provide for its students the professional staff, necessary equipment, and instructional programs necessary for participating students to successfully complete the course of study requested by their schools.

The Telelearning Program, funded annually by a grant from the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE), provides long-distance instructional services to schools through the state via computer and telephone connections.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

1. In SY 1998-99, the Telelearning Program will provide advanced courses to students in 100% of BESE approved schools throughout the state which request such services to assist their students in meeting the academic requirements for various college admissions, scholarships, and awards.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded with the general fund and interagency transfers. The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education transfers funds to this program from the Louisiana Quality Education {8(g)} fund to finance LSMSA's Telelearning efforts.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$31,113

$831,113

0

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

NONE.

 

 

 

 

 

$31,113

$831,113

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$31,113

$831,113

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$0

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 100% of the existing operating budget. It represents 100% of the total request ($$831,113) for this program.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

This program does not have funding for Professional Services for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

OTHER CHARGES

$831,113

 

Adjustment to create Telelearning program

 

 

 

$831,113

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

This program does not have funding for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.


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