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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 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

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$2,560,899

$3,804,651

55

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

($62,008)

($62,008)

0

 

Welding Pool transfer

 

 

 

 

 

$2,498,891

$3,742,643

55

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

($35,994)

($35,994)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$1,682

$1,682

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($27,699)

($27,699)

0

 

Reductions from other line items to fully fund salaries; Including Reductions to fully fund Salaries

$68,236

$68,236

0

 

Transfers in

 

 

 

 

 

$2,503,434

$3,747,186

55

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$0

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

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.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$297,752

 

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)

$98,901

 

Job Training Partnership Act Title III funding for financial assistance for eligible students (e.g., paying tuition and books and providing for child care)

$207,612

 

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

$446,493

 

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.

$950

 

Federal funds from Veterans Administration for reporting of veteran's training progress

$63,795

 

Chapter 1 (Adult Education) funds for remedial instructional activities

 

 

 

$1,180,503

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$3,076

 

Purchase of printed materials from the Louisiana Technical Resources Center

 

 

 

$3,076

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

This program does not have funding for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.


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