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 increasing the percentage of students who acquire marketable skills by at least 2% during FY 98-99.
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, Louisiana Quality Support Education [8(g)], Job Training Partnership Act Title III, Chapter 1 (Adult Education) funds for remedial instructional activities. Statutory dedications include tuition, culinary program sales and Industrial Provider funds. (Per R.S. 39:32B.(8), see table below for a listing of expenditures out of each statutory dedicated fund.) Federal Funds are collected from the Veterans Administration to cover the reporting expenses of veterans enrolled in school.
ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION
The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 100.0% of the existing operating budget. It represents 92.4% of the total request ($ 4,054,777) for this program. The changes in funding are primarily due to Transfers in, an attrition adjustment and other statewide adjustments.
Carl Perkins funding (including 5 positions) utilized chiefly for equipment enhancements and salaries for instructors and teacher aides for classes heavily populated with disadvantaged students (e.g., remedial education)
Industrial Provider funding (including 3 positions) to provide industrial training through cost reimbursement and an administrative fee. These costs are reimbursed by the industry receiving the benefits of training.
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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