Mount Olive High School teacher receives national award

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Chris Praml, t.v. production teacher at Mount Olive High School, has been named Educational Innovator of the Year by Corp America, a magazine that covers the U.S. business market. A teacher at MOHS since 2009, Mr. Praml received his award for steadily developing the production program over the years and for his dedication in helping students learn hands-on, professional level skills.

Under his guidance, the t.v. department launched its own public access station, MOTV, which operates in association with the township, and partnered with Fairleigh Dickinson University to offer advanced t.v. students college credit for their work.

Mr. Praml holds a bachelor’s degree in digital communication and master’s degrees in both educational/instructional technology and educational leadership and administration.

MOTV is available to 24,000 area viewers on Optimum channel 21 and Verizon FiOS channel 32.