Advisory Commission on Proprietary Schools

Name Advisory Commission on Proprietary Schools
Contact Person Courtney Britton - Proprietary Schools Program Administrator
Mailing Address Post Office Box 3677
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3677
Phone Number 225-219-7150
Fax Number 225-342-9318
Board Email
Legal Authority R.S. 17:3140.1 et seq., enacted by Act 437
Year Created 1972
Organizational Placement Board of Regents
Purpose/Function The Commission is responsible for establishing standards for the conduct of solicitors and the operations of approximately 150 proprietary schools. The Commission reviews and recommends to the Board of Regents schools for initial licensure and yearly renewal; provides for the investigation and the disposition of complaints relating to the standards; and provides remedies for violations of the standards.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 9
Number Currently Serving: 8
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 6
Estimated number in current year: 6
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency: Board of Regents
Other (explain)    State Agency:
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
Notes The Louisiana Proprietary Schools Advisory Commission (Commission) serves as an advisory body to the La. Board of Regents. The Commission has no budget nor employees. Per R.S. 17:3140.2.C, "Members shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for actual expenses incurred in attending meetings of the commission." Commission members' mileage expenses are reimbursed via self-generated revenues collected by the Proprietary Schools Section within the La. Board of Regents' budget.
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