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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 2% 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 and Louisiana Quality Support Education [8(g)] funds from the Department of Education. Statutory dedication funds from the Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund include Job Training Partnership Act Title II-A, 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

 

 

 

 

 

$574,828

$708,607

13

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$24,958

$24,958

1

 

Welding Pool Plan - Increase Instructors

 

 

 

 

 

$599,786

$733,565

14

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$2,000

$2,000

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Nonrecurring: -$12,000; Replacement/New: +$14,000)

$8,272

$8,273

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$467

$467

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($467)

($467)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories

($7,132)

($7,132)

0

 

Reduction(s) in Line Items to Fully Fund Salaries

$9,979

$9,979

0

 

Annualization of Welding Pool Position

 

 

 

 

 

$612,906

$746,685

14

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$13,120

$13,120

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDATION AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 101.8% of the existing operating budget. It represents 55.1% of the total request ($ 1,354,777) for this program. The changes are due to an attrition adjustment, an increase in Acquisitions and Major Repairs, Reductions in Line Items to Fully Fund Salaries and the Annualization of the Welding Pool Positions.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$15,000

 

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

$33,812

 

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

$4,300

 

Industry supplement for Practical Nursing program

 

 

 

$53,112

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$14,000

 

General Fund allocated for welding equipment

 

 

 

$14,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISTIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

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