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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 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, Individuals with Disabilities in Education part B, School to Work and Emergency Medical Technician funds from the Department of Health and Hospitals. Statutory dedication funds from the Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund include tuition, miscellaneous and culinary program sales and private donations. (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

 

 

 

 

 

$2,340,706

$3,841,845

49

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$2,340,706

$3,841,845

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EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

($912)

($912)

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Nonrecurring: -$45,912; Replacement/New: +$45,000)

($68,208)

($68,208)

(2)

 

Personnel Reduction(s)

$66,821

$66,821

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$1,749

$1,749

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($1,749)

($1,749)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories

$41,275

$41,275

0

 

Adjustment(s) for Employee Termination Pay

 

 

 

 

 

$2,379,682

$3,880,821

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TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$38,976

$38,976

(2)

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDATION AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 101.0% of the existing operating budget. It represents 66.8% of the total request ($ 5,813,954) for this program. The changes in funding are primarily due to statewide adjustments, attrition charges, a reduction in Risk Management premiums and employee termination pay.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$768,794

 

Carl Perkins funding (including 9 positions) utilized chiefly for equipment enhancements and salaries for instructors and teacher aides for classes heavily populated with disadvantaged students (e.g., remedial education)

$332,293

 

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

 

 

 

$7,000

 

Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act part B (IDEA-B) for sign language interpreters

$25,000

 

School to Work for the Education of the Work Force 2000 project, curricula and supporting materials.

$32,304

 

Industry supported Surgical Technologist program (including 1 position)

$25,000

 

Caterpillar Foundation and Louisiana Machinery Company for student recruitment, curriculum and faculty development

 

 

 

$1,190,391

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$600

 

Office of State Mail Operations

 

 

 

$600

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$45,00

 

General Fund is allocated for computers

 

 

 

$45,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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