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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 ensuring the percentage of students who acquire marketable skills will not decrease by more than 1% 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 include tuition. (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

 

 

 

 

 

419,866$

$595,506

10

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$8,055

$8,055

0

 

Technical transfer from the Administration/Support program to correctly align the budget

 

 

 

 

 

$427,921

$603,561

10

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$20,000

$20,000

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$0; Replacement/New: +$20,000)

$351

$351

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($351)

($351)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories

 

 

 

 

 

$447,921

$623,561

10

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$20,000

$20,000

0

 

DIFFERERNCE (RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 103.3% of the existing operating budget. It represents 65.2% of the total request ($ 956,838) for this program. The change in funding is due to an increase in Acquisitions and Major Repairs.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$17,057

 

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

$110,894

 

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

$17,414

 

Tuition

 

 

 

$145,365

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$22,500

 

Instructional equipment in Auto and Machine shop

 

 

 

$22,500

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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