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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 2.5% 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 dedications from the Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund includes tuition, cafeteria sales, along with General Motor funds utilized for Auto Technician training. (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

 

 

 

 

 

$1,773,943

$2,697,304

37

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

($24,722)

($24,722)

(1)

 

Reductions of Salaries and Related Benefits and (1) instructor position due to downsizing for the Welding Pool Place

 

 

 

 

 

$1,749,221

$2,672,582

36

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

($209,718)

0

 

Non-Recurring Adjustment(s) for Excess IAR in Instruction Program

$3,631

$3,631

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$26,369; Replacement/New: +$30,000)

($46,686)

($46,686)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$1,325

$1,325

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($1,325)

($1,325)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories

 

 

 

 

 

$1,706,166

$2,419,809

36

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($43,055)

($252,773)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 90.5% of the existing operating budget. It represents 73.0% of the total request ($ 3,313,828) for this program. The changes in funding are primarily due to non-recurring of excess IAT and an attrition adjustment in salaries and related benefits.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$112,043

 

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

$142,334

 

Louisiana Quality Support Education [8(g)] funds (includes 5 positions) for equipment enhancements, extension and upgrade training and special training initiatives for new/expanding industries.

$81,951

 

Funds from the Barber-Styling Department (includes 1 position) and the Cafeteria are utilized to purchase the products that are used.

$56,000

 

General Motors Corporation funds utilized to provide supplies, equipment and other needs for the Auto Technician Training program.

 

 

 

$392,328

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$30,000

 

For 19 new Instructional computers

 

 

 

$30,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISTIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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