New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Title 8 - EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Chapter XXI - Annual Program Plans
Part 2302 - Fiscal Year 1978 Annual Program Plan For Libraries And Learning Resources And Educational Innovation And Support
Section 2302.25 - Program for strengthening leadership resources of state educational agencies-activity d

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 38, September 21, 2022

State education department management and administration.

(a) Specific objective. The objective is to strengthen the management and administrative capabilities of the Education Department in order to promote efficient and effective use of resources.

(b) Specific activities.

(1) Federal Relations.
(i) Specific objective. Formulation of policy statements on Federal legislation. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Prepare a series of policy Publication of the Regents Federal statements and recommendations for legislative brochure--February 1978 changes in Federal acts for Meetings between the Regents and consideration by the Regents. members of the New York congressional delegation--March 1978 2. Assist in preparing comments on Recommendations to the members of the New legislation being considered by York congressional delegation on the House and Senate regarding legislation being considered by the elementary and secondary House and Senate--various due dates education, libraries, vocational education, and other acts.

(ii) Specific objective. Assist the department with special problems in Federal programs and regulations within New York State. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Meet with department, Federal Assist in the preparation of department agency and congressional comments and concerns with Federal program personnel to define issues and operations in New York State. regulations. 2. Monitor the publication of Inform appropriate department management and Federal rules, regulations and program managers of new rules, regulations notices. and notices.

(iii) Specific objective. Determine funds available for Federal programs. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Collect and analyze Keep department finance office informed on legislative and agency material the availability and amount of funds to be relating to funds and their expected allocation.

(2) Mechanization of Federal aid bookkeeping procedures.
(i) Specific objective. Operate an accounting system that will provide adequate, accurate information. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Maintain individual magnetic strip Information available currently ledger cards. 2. Record all payments during fiscal Internal preparation of reports year.

(ii) Specific objective. Maintain a system capable of reconciling individual and fund accounts. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. All encumbrances recorded Prevention of overencumbrance of funds when established.

(iii) Specific objective. Attain capability for accounting of multiple funded projects. Works tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Established appropriate funds Projects funded from multiple fiscal years to maintain projects funded from are being maintained and processed multiple fiscal years.

(iv) Specific objective. Provide computer printouts of all transactions. Works tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Preparation of Provide printouts to individual LEA's, independent approximately 30,000 key auditors and program managers punch cards.

(3) Physical fitness and heart disease intervention.
(i) Specific objective. Build a physiological basis for an improved work performance, operational efficiency and overall productivity of participating staff. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Matriculation and Comprehensive 3-phase medical/physical health preprogram screening. exam for 125 new participants by September 15, 1977 2. Conduct primary 125 employees complete primary life-style intervention program. intervention program by January 15, 1978 3. Conduct 15-week progress Recent graduates tested and counseled as to assessment. specifies of participation in secondary intervention program by February 15, 1978 4. Commence 150 candidates identified for preprogram organization/administration screening phase by July 1, 1978 of another primary intervention program.

(ii) Specific objective. Maintain a physiological basis for continued improvement in work performance, operational efficiency and overall productivity of department staff. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Schedule and conduct 500 employees given annual health appraisal and annual health cardiovascular disease risk factor assessment by maintenance exams for July 1, 1978 participants. 2. Employee 500 employees given exercise prescription, specific counseling/evaluation. directives regarding selected risk factor modification and pre-post comparisons for motivation reinforcement by July 1, 1978

(iii) Specific objective. Improve the work attitude and morale of participating staff, increase their capability for living more productive lives both at work and at home and develop in each employee the skills, knowledge and attitudes that will make appropriate nutrition and physical fitness a way of life. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Evaluate 100 employees will be screened and a report will be prepared. pre-post Work attitude, morale and sense of well being will be program analyzed, having formal report by March 15, 1978 impact.

(iv) Specific objective. Reduce the risk, prevalence and incidence of cardiovascular disease among State Education Department employees. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Provide workshop in human relations for executive deputy commissioner. 2. Prepare report. Computer analysis: Physiological data from 800 employees exposed to formal intervention program by June 1, 1978

(v) Specific objective. Provide an exemplary program for future program development in other State agencies and schools of New York State. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Consult with other State agencies One or more pilot programs operational in in the planning of pilot programs the following State agencies by June of heart disease intervention. 30, 1978 --Dept. of Civil Service --Dept. of Environmental Conservation --NYS Legislative Assembly 2. Assist local school districts Five experimental programs instituted: receiving title IV-C grants to Elementary-Secondary School Heart initiate experimental K-12 Heart Disease Intervention Programs by Disease Intervention Programs. September 1, 1977 3. Collaborate/cooperate with Develop a Teachers' Guide: "Physical National Heart, Lung and Blood Fitness Education--A Laboratory Institute National Program; Approach" by June 30, 1978 Secondary School Education Project; assist with curriculum development.

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