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 Instruction Program will provide job skills training, including technical and applied academic course work, as measured by increasing the percentage of students who acquire marketable skills by at least 10% during FY 1998-99.
RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM
SOURCE OF FUNDING
This program is funded with state 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 dedication funds from the Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund include Job Training Partnership Act Title II-A, tuition and miscellaneous sales. (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 the school.
ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION
The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 142.0% of the existing operating budget. It represents 82.3% of the total request ($ 2,064,994) for this program. The changes in General Fund are due to an attrition adjustment and an increase in Acquisitions and Major Repairs. Changes in Interagency Transfers are due to an increase in a Find Work grant, Carl Perkins and Louisiana Quality Support Education [8(g)] funds and an increase in Statutory Dedications for a Jobs Training Partnership Act Title III grant.
Carl Perkins funding (including 4 position) utilized chiefly for equipment enhancements and salaries for instructors and teacher aides for classes heavily populated with disadvantaged students (e.g., remedial education)
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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