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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 academic course work, as measured by increasing the percentage of students who acquire marketable skills 10% 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 Job Training Partnership Act Title III funds, tuition and miscellaneous and culinary program sales and funds from St. Charles General Hospital. (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

 

 

 

 

 

$1,158,839

$1,692,042

25

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$70,916

0

 

Increase in Instruction due to Carl Perkins and Louisiana Quality Support Education [8(g)] funds

 

 

 

 

 

$1,158,839

$1,762,958

25

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$35,000

$11,157

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: $0; Replacement/New: $35,000)

($36,282)

($36,282)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$907

$907

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($907)

($907)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories

 

 

 

 

 

$1,157,557

$1,737,833

25

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($1,282)

($25,125)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL COMMENDATION AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 98.6% of the existing operating budget. It represents 82.8% of the total request ($ 2,099,482) for this program. The changes are due to an attrition adjustment and an increase in Acquisitions and Major Repairs.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$30,000

 

Find Work (formerly known as Project Independence)

$122,027

 

Carl Perkins funding (including 3 positions) utilized chiefly for equipment enhancements and salaries for instructors and teacher aides for classes heavily populated with disadvantaged students (e.g., remedial education)

$69,536

 

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

$220,969

 

Job Training Partnership Act Title II funding (including 2 positions) is provided by the local services delivery area for the salary benefits, supplies, etc. for training of students who qualify for this program.

$18,000

 

Funds for East Jefferson General Hospital to supplement nursing instructor salaries.

 

 

 

$460,532

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$35,000

 

General Fund allocated for updated training equipment

 

 

 

$35,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISTIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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