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 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
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.
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)
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)
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
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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