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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 increasing the percentage of students who acquire marketable skills by at least 6% during FY 98-99.

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 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.)

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$929,854

$1,212,494

17

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$350,000

0

 

Increase in Federal Funds for the "Youthbird" grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development

 

 

 

 

 

$929,854

$1,562,494

17

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

($4,769)

($4,769

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$4,769; Replacement/New: +$0)

($35,515)

($35,515)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

$613

$613

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($613)

($613)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories

$0

$150,000

0

 

Increase in Federal Funds for the "Youthbird" grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development

($15,898)

($145,649)

0

 

Technical Transfer to the Administration/Support to correctly align the budget

 

 

 

 

 

$873,672

$1,526,561

17

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($56,182)

($35,933)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 97.7% of the existing operating budget. It represents 76.1% of the total request ($2,006,813) for this program. The changes in funding are due to a reduction in Acquisitions and Major Repairs, and an attrition adjustment. This is offset by an increase in Federal Funds for the "Youthbuild" grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$149,697

 

Carl Perkins funding (including 3 positions) utilized chiefly for equipment enhancements and salaries for instructors and teacher aides for classes heavily populated with disadvantaged students (e.g., remedial education)

$63,721

 

Project Independence funding for training of welfare recipients

$80,892

 

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

$8,579

 

Tuition

$350,000

 

Youthbird grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development for the training of economically disadvantaged youth in Construction skills

 

 

 

$652,889

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

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


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