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Program A: Administration/Support

Program Authorization: R.S. 17:1991-2046

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Administration/Support Program is a service agency which supports the state technical college system and other state educational agencies in the area of curriculum development and printing services. The program develops and maintains curriculum outlines and instructor guides for all instructional programs offered in the system. The program also prepares copy, prints, binds, stores and disseminates curriculum and instructional materials and other printed items for the system and other educational agencies. It is the goal of the program to support the Louisiana Technical College System in its effort to provide a credentialed, well-trained workforce to support economic development in the state, to afford all citizens the opportunity to prepare themselves for both present and future employment and to provide life-long learning opportunities.

1. The Administration/Support Program will revise curriculum outlines and guides for 15% of existing programs during FY 1998-99.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded with general fund, interagency transfers and statutory dedications (Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund). The interagency transfers are Carl Perkins funds and Louisiana Quality Support Education [8(g)] funds from the Technical colleges within the state of Louisiana. Statutory dedications from the Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund includes miscellaneous sales. (Per R.S. 39:32B.(8), see table below for a listing of expenditures out of each statutory dedicated fund.)

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$482,514

$1,317,711

8

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$482,514

$1,317,711

8

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$2,181

$2,181

0

 

Annualization of 1997-'98 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$2,561

$2,561

0

 

1998-'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

($4,464)

($4,464)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

($76)

($76)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

$96

$96

0

 

Civil Service Fees

($8,963)

($8,963)

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment(s)

$435

$435

0

 

UPS Fees

$1,138

$1,138

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

 

 

 

 

 

$475,422

$1,310,619

8

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($7,092)

($7,092)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 99.5% of the existing operating budget. It represents 90.9% of the total request ($1,441,408) for this program. The changes in funding are due to statewide adjustments.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$240,000

 

Carl Perkins funds for the purpose of curriculum development for both secondary and postsecondary vocational programs

$11,132

 

Legislative Auditor expense

$51,177

 

Louisiana Quality Support Education [8(g)] funds (including 1 position) to provide personnel and related benefits involved with curriculum development

$26,281

 

IAT funds received from Technical Colleges statewide for instructional materials and printing services

$517,270

 

Sales Receipts from parish school systems and other educational agencies (including 12 positions) for instructional materials and printing services

$469

 

Non-MFP pay raise for teachers

 

 

 

$846,329

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$1,374

 

Civil Service fees

$1,588

 

Uniform Payroll System

 

 

 

$2,962

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

This program does not have funding for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.


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