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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 1.5% 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 [8(g)] funds from the Department of Education. Statutory dedications from the Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund includes tuition and Job Training Partnership Act Title II 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

 

 

 

 

 

$1,517,597

$2,066,015

34

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$37,553

$37,553

1

 

Transfer of (1) unclassified position from the Administration/Support Program

 

 

 

 

 

$1,555,150

$2,103,568

35

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$821

$821

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$3,179; Replacement/New: +$4,000)

($28,984)

($28,984)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$1,172

$1,172

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($1,172)

($1,172)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories

$0

$21,000

0

 

Provides for a contract with LA Tech in association with Micromanufacturing

 

 

 

 

 

$1,526,987

$2,096,405

35

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($28,163)

($7,163)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 99.7% of the existing operating budget. It represents 68.1% of the total request ($ 3,076,649) for this program. The changes in funding are primarily due to an increase in Statutory Dedications to cover the expenses associated with a contract with LA Tech; full funding has been provided for all recommended positions and includes an attrition adjustment.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$241,595

 

Carl Perkins funding (including 1 position) utilized chiefly for equipment enhancements and salaries for instructors and teacher aides for classes heavily populated with disadvantaged students (e.g., remedial education)

$3,845

 

Tuition

$66,350

 

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

$46,747

 

Job Training Partnership Act Title III funding (including 2 positions) for financial assistance for eligible students (e.g., paying tuition and books and providing for child care)

$81,041

 

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.

$4,000

 

Professional Improvement Program (PIP)

$21,000

 

Contract with LA Tech associated with Micro Manufacturing

 

 

 

$464,578

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$10,000

 

Acquisitions for replacement of Instructional equipment

 

 

 

$10,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISTIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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