Program Authorization: R.S. 17:1991-2046
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
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.
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)
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
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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