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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 9.5% 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 dedications 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.)

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$727,383

$1,148,727

18

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$727,383

$1,148,727

18

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

($852)

($852)

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Nonrecurring: -$8,852; Replacement/New: +$8,000)

($30,392)

($30,392)

(1)

 

Personnel Reduction(s)

$546

$546

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($546)

($546)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories; Including Reductions to fully fund Salaries

$0

$215,252

0

 

Increase Statutory Dedication for JTPA grant

 

 

 

 

 

$696,139

$1,332,735

17

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($31,244)

$184,008

(1)

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDATION AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 116.0% of the existing operating budget. It represents 82.3% of the total request ($ 1,619,484) for this program. The changes in funding are primarily due to an addition of JTPA funds, a personnel reduction and other statewide adjustments.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$202,181

 

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)

$31,864

 

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

$141,941

 

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

$215,252

 

Statutory Dedication increase for JTPA grant

 

 

 

$591,238

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$200

 

Department of Education, teacher certification

 

 

 

$200

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$8,000

 

General Fund is allocated for computer equipment

 

 

 

$8,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISTIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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