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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 10% during FY 98-99.

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). The interagency transfers are Carl Perkins funds, Louisiana Quality Support Education [8(g)] funds from the Department of Education and Find Work funds from the Department of Social Services. 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

 

 

 

 

 

$323,184

$517,459

6

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

($43,070)

($43,070)

0

 

Transfer of General Fund from Instruction to Administration/Support for Salaries and Retirement

$26,945

$26,945

1

 

Welding Pool Plan - Increase in Welding Instructors

 

 

 

 

 

$307,059

$501,334

7

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

($16,916)

($16,916)

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$16,916; Replacement/New: +$0)

($24,731)

($24,731)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$249

$249

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($249)

($249)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories

$10,973

$10,973

0

 

Annualization of Partially Funded Welding Positions

$10,580

$10,580

0

 

Termination Pay for Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$286,965

$481,240

7

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($20,094)

($20,094)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDATION AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 96.0% of the existing operating budget. It represents 71.6% of the total request ($ 671,877) for this program. Changes are due to an attrition adjustment and a decrease in Acquisitions and Major Repairs offset by the annualization of partially funded welding positions and Termination Pay for an Instructor.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$3,285

 

Tuition

$35,984

 

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)

$50,272

 

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

$26,625

 

Find Work for training of mothers who receive Aid to Dependent Children

$6,279

 

Jobs Training Partnership Act Title II used to offer Nursing Assistant class

 

 

 

$122,445

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$29,000

 

General Fund allocated for instructional equipment

 

 

 

$29,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

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