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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 and Project Independence funds from the Department of Social Services. (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

 

 

 

 

 

$905,138

$1,094,892

19

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

($20,760)

($20,760)

(1)

 

Downswing (1) Truck Driving Instructor for the Welding Pool Plan

 

 

 

 

 

$884,378

$1,074,132

18

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$22,500

$22,500

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$0; Replacement/New: +$22,500)

($7,941)

(7,941)

0

 

Non-recurring funds in unalloted category associated with the Welding Pool Plan

$168

$168

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($168)

($168)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories

($62,655)

($62,655)

0

 

Transfer to the Administration/Support program to fully fund salaries

 

 

 

 

 

$836,282

$1,026,036

18

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($48,096)

($48,096)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 95.5% of the existing operating budget. It represents 72.3% of the total request ($1,419,194) for this program. The changes in funding is primarily due to a transfer of funds to the Administration/Support program to fully fund salaries.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$80,594

 

Carl Perkins funding (including 4 positions) utilized chiefly for equipment enhancements and salaries for instructors and teacher aides for classes heavily populated with disadvantaged students (e.g., remedial education)

$12,250

 

Project Independence funding for training of welfare recipients

 

 

 

$40,460

 

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

$15,000

 

Tuition

$124,000

 

General fund for a West Carroll Parish Agriculture Program

 

 

 

$272,304

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$757

 

Printing purchases from Louisiana Technical Resources Center

 

 

 

$757

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$22,500

 

Auto wheel alignment and lift equipment

 

 

 

$22,500

 

TOTAL ACQUISTIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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