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Program B: Instruction

Program Authorization: R.S. 17:1991 - 2046

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Instruction Program is to provide occupational, technical, and relevant academic training to its student clients. This program seeks the campus goal to provide students an affordable education that results in a well-trained, credentialed workforce that meets the manpower demands of the private and public sectors.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

1. The Instruction Program will provide job skills training, including technical and applied academic course work, as measured by increasing the percentage of students who acquire marketable skills by 2.5% percent during FY 1998-99.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded with state general fund, interagency transfers and statutory dedications (Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund) and Federal Funds. The interagency transfers are Carl Perkins funds, Louisiana Quality Support Education [8(g)] funds, Job Training Partnership Act Title III funds and Professional Improvement Program funds from the Department of Education. Statutory dedication funds from the Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund include tuition and miscellaneous and culinary program sales. (Per R.S. 39:32B.(8), see table below for a listing of expenditures out of each statutory dedicated fund.) Federal funds are collected from the Veterans Administration to cover the reporting expenses of veterans enrolled in the school.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$1,864,759

$2,647,366

40

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

($33,277)

($33,277)

(1)

 

Welding Pool Plan - Decrease in Automobile Technology Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

$1,831,482

$2,614,089

39

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

($31,485)

($31,485)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$1,327

$1,327

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($1,327)

($1,327)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories

$0

($80,500)

0

 

Technical Transfer of Interagency Transfers

 

 

 

 

 

$1,799,997

$2,502,104

39

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($31,485)

($111,985)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 95.7% of the existing operating budget. It represents 82.5% of the total request ($ 3,034,131) for this program. The changes are due to an attrition adjustment and a Technical Transfer of Interagency Transfers.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$64,317

 

Miscellaneous sales

$6,027

 

Alternative Fuel Funds awarded by West Virginia University

$148,965

 

Carl Perkins funding (including 2 position) utilized chiefly for equipment enhancements and salaries for instructors and teacher aides for classes heavily populated with disadvantaged students (e.g., remedial education)

$107,254

 

Louisiana Quality Support Education [8(g)] funds for equipment enhancements, extension and upgrade training and special training initiatives for new/expanding industries.

$2,179

 

Professional Improvement Program

$135,210

 

Tuition

$35,000

 

Culinary Arts

$5,949

 

Job Training Partnership Act Title III

 

 

 

$504,901

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$1,303

 

Educational materials and printing purchases from Louisiana Technical Resource Center

 

 

 

$1,303

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

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

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