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Program B: Instruction

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

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Instructional 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 Instructional Program will provide job skills training, including technical and applied course work, as measured by increasing the percentage of students who acquire marketable skills by at least 3% during FY 98-99.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded with state general fund, interagency transfers, statutory dedications (Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund) and federal funds. The interagency transfers are Carl Perkins funds, Louisiana Quality Support Education [8(g)] funds and Job Training Partnership Act Title III funds from the Department of Education. Statutory dedication funds from the Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund include tuition and miscellaneous 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

 

 

 

 

 

$1,306,461

$1,780,167

28

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

($128,659)

($128,659)

(3)

 

Transfer/Downsizing of Instructors

 

 

 

 

 

$1,177,802

$1,651,508

25

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

($181)

($181)

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$29,181; Replacement/New: +$29,000)

($20,136)

($20,136)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$905

$905

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($905)

($905)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories

 

 

 

 

 

$1,157,485

$1,631,191

25

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($20,317)

($20,317)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 98.8% of the existing operating budget. It represents 77.0% of the total request ($ 2,118,811) for this program. The change is primarily due to an attrition adjustment.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$4,000

 

Professional Improvement Program

$100,000

 

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

$110,864

 

Louisiana Quality Support [ funds (includes 4 positions) for equipment enhancements, extension and upgrade training and special training initiatives for new/expanding industries.

$25,000

 

Job Training Partnership Act Title II funding is provided by the local service delivery area for the salary benefits, supplies, etc. for training of students who qualify for this program.

$111,914

 

Job Training Partnership Act Title III funding (including 2 positions) for financial assistance for eligible students (e.g., paying tuition and books and providing child care)

$63,266

 

Tuition and miscellaneous sales

 

 

 

$415,044

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$4,000

 

Educational materials and printing purchases from Louisiana Technical Resource Center

 

 

 

$4,000

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$29,000

 

General Fund allocated for training equipment

 

 

 

$29,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

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