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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 ensuring the percentage of students who acquire marketable skills do not decrease by more than 1% 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, miscellaneous and culinary program 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

 

 

 

 

 

$1,651,856

$2,244,922

35

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$32,648

$32,648

1

 

Welding Pool Plan - Increase in Welding Instructors

($29,844)

($29,844)

(1)

 

Welding Pool Plan - Decrease in Upholstery Instructors

 

 

 

 

 

$1,654,660

$2,247,726

35

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$10,607

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Nonrecurring: -$0.0; Replacement/New: +$0.0)

($29,233)

($29,233)

0

 

Attriton Adjustment(s)

$1,247

$1,247

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($1,247)

($1,247)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories

$13,824

$13,824

0

 

Annualization of Partially Funded Welding Positions

$0

$113,908

0

 

Increase in Statutory Dedications for Jobs Training Partnership Act Title III

 

 

 

 

 

$1,639,251

$2,356,832

35

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($15,409)

$109,106

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDATION AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 104.9% of the existing operating budget. It represents 92.7% of the total request ($ 2,542,933) for this program. The changes are due to an attrition adjustment, an increase in Acquisitions and Major Repairs, an annualization of partially funded welding positions and an increase in Statutory Dedications for Jobs Training Partnership Act Title III.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$362,518

 

Carl Perkins funding (including 2 positions) utilized chiefly for equipment enhancements and salaries for instructors and teacher aides for classes heavily populated with disadvantaged students (e.g, remedial education)

$97,351

 

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

$97,649

 

Job Training Partnership Act Title II funding (including 3 positions) is provided by the local service delivery area for the salary benefits, supplies, etc. for training of student who qualify for this program

$113,908

 

Statutory Dedication for Jobs Training Partnership Act

 

 

 

$671,426

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$500

 

Louisiana Department of Education for teacher certification fees

 

 

 

$500

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$23,000

 

Statutory Deposit allocated for building renovations

 

 

 

$23,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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