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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 15% 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 transfer is Louisiana Quality Support Education [8(g)] funds from the Department of Education. Statutory dedications from the Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund includes 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

 

 

 

 

 

$678,648

$836,767

14

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

($34,456)

($34,456)

(1)

 

Downsized (1) Agriculture Mechanic Instructor for the Welding Pool Plan

 

 

 

 

 

$644,192

$802,311

13

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

($996)

($996)

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$30,996; Replacement/New: +$30,000)

($9,238)

($9,238)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$532

$532

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($532)

($532)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories

$47,450

$47,450

0

 

Increase to Salaries and Related Benefits for Termination pay and Insurance premiums

 

 

 

 

 

$681,408

$839,527

13

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$37,216

$37,216

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 104.6% of the existing operating budget. It represents 58.5% of the total request ($1,434,856) for this program. The changes in funding are primarily due to an increase in Salaries and Related Benefits for Termination pay and Insurance premiums.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$84,882

 

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)

$25,302

 

Louisiana Quality Support Education [8(g)] funds (including 5 positions) for equipment enhancements, extension and upgrade training and special training initiatives for new/expanding industries.

 

 

 

$110,184

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$2,256

 

Printing purchases from Louisiana Technical Resources Center

 

 

 

$2,256

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$30,000

 

Computers and classroom chairs and desks

 

 

 

$30,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISTIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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