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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 5% during FY 98-99.

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded with general fund, interagency transfers, and statutory dedications (Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund) The interagency transfers are Carl Perkins funds, Job Training Partnership Act Title III, and Louisiana Quality Support Education [8(g)] funds from the Department of Education. Statutory dedications are from the Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund which includes 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

 

 

 

 

 

$1,145,416

$1,999,981

26

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$1,145,416

$1,999,981

26

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

($24,048)

($24,048)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$935

$935

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($935)

($935)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories

$64,266

$64,266

0

 

Increase in Salaries to Cover Instruction Termination Pay

 

 

 

 

 

$1,185,634

$2,040,199

26

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$40,218

$40,218

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 102.0% of the existing operating budget. It represents 89.9% of the total request ($ 2,268,259) for this program. The changes are due to an increase in Salaries to cover Instruction Termination Pay and an attrition adjustment.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$339,500

 

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)

$82,050

 

Ford Project funding is provided by the Ford Motor company for the salary, benefits, travel, supplies, etc. for training of Ford Quality Care Technicians who will be employed after graduation in Ford Dealerships (including 1 position)

$56,650

 

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

$134,808

 

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

$141,641

 

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

$53,028

 

Tuition

 

 

 

$807,677

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$3,804

 

Payments for materials from Technical Resource Center

 

 

 

$3,804

 

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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