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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 1.8% 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 and Louisiana Quality Support Education [8(g)] 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.)

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$459,520

$727,972

0

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$459,520

$727,972

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$15,000

($7,658)

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Nonrecurring: -$22,658; Replacement/New: +$15,000)

($21,865)

($21,865)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$338

$338

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($338)

($338)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories

 

 

 

 

 

$452,655

$698,449

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($6,865)

($29,523)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDATION AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 95.9% of the existing operating budget. It represents 56.5% of the total request ($ 1,235,725) for this program. The changes in funding are primarily due to an attrition adjustment and changes in Acquisitions and Major Repairs.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$38,255

 

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)

$96,236

 

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

$13,944

 

Adjunct Instructional Costs

$20,426

 

Project Independence

 

 

 

$168,861

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$5,898

 

Educational materials and printing purchases from Louisiana Technical Resource Center

 

 

 

$5,898

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$15,000

 

General Fund for an air compressor

 

 

 

$15,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

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