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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 do not decrease by more than 18% 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 and Project Independence funds from the Department of Social Services. Statutory dedications from the Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund includes tuition, miscellaneous sales 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

 

 

 

 

 

$591,689

$988,977

11

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$591,689

$988,977

11

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

($29,339)

($29,339)

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$54,339; Replacement/New: +$25,000)

($6,461)

($6,461)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$393

$393

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($393)

($393)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories

 

 

 

 

 

$555,889

$953,177

11

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($35,800)

($35,800)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 96.4% of the existing operating budget. It represents 63.7% of the total request ($1,496,242) for this program. The changes in funding are primarily due to a reduction in Acquisitions and Major Repairs.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$85,951

 

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)

$83,423

 

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

$83,398

 

Project Independence funding (including 2 positions) for training of welfare recipients

$44,485

 

Job Training Partnership Act Title II funding (including 1 position) is provided by the local state delivery area for the salary benefits, supplies, and etc. for training of students who qualify for this program.

$60,606

 

Miscellaneous sales from joint venture with LA Tech University (including 1 position) to study micromanufacturing used for salaries, supplies and travel expenses.

 

 

 

$357,863

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$48,500

 

Instructional equipment, for computers and welding

 

 

 

$48,500

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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