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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 10% during FY 98-99.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded with 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 dedication funds from the Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund include Job Training Partnership Act Title II-A and tuition. (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

 

 

 

 

 

$557,259

$924,236

20

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$18,148

$18,148

0

 

Welding Pool transfer

 

 

 

 

 

$575,407

$942,384

20

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$174

$174

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Nonrecurring: -$4,326; Replacement/New: +$4,500)

($54,092)

($54,092)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$417

$417

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($417)

($417)

0

 

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

$13,824

$13,824

0

 

Annualization of partially funded welding positions

 

 

 

 

 

$535,313

$902,290

20

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($40,094)

($40,094)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDATION AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 95.8% of the existing operating budget. It represents 66.7% of the total request ($ 1,352,327) for this program. The changes in funding are primarily due to an attrition adjustment and other statewide adjustments.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$114,163

 

Carl Perkins funding (including 1 position) utilized chiefly for equipment enhancements and salaries for instructors and teacher aides for classes heavily populated with disadvantaged students (e.g., remedial education)

$24,276

 

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

$133,011

 

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

 

 

 

$271,450

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$175

 

Department of Education, teacher certification

 

 

 

$175

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$4,500

 

General Fund is allocated for student furniture

 

 

 

$4,500

 

TOTAL ACQUISTIONS AND MAJOR REPARIS


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