Sandra Chinn, 70, who retired from Prince George’s County public schools in 1996 as head of human relations and as coordinator of Title IX, which prohibits discrimination in education, died Nov. 11 at her home in Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. She had pancreatic cancer.
The death was confirmed by her daughter, Lisa Chinn.
Mrs. Chinn was a special education teacher in Prince George’s County from 1967 to 1984, followed by 12 years as a human relations coordinator in county schools. Her work in the latter job involved crisis and conflict management.
In addition to her schools job, Mrs. Chin was a human relations and educational consultant.
Sandra Jean Sabino was born in Washington, where she graduated from Immaculate Conception Academy in 1960. She was a 1965 graduate of Villa Maria College in Erie, Pa.; the school later merged with Gannon University in Erie. She received a master’s degree in education and human development from George Washington University in 1981.
She moved to Ocean Isle Beach from Upper Marlboro in 1996. She was a past president of the Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police ladies’ auxiliary and a member of a Filipino American heritage organization.
Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Hugh Chinn, and their daughter, Lisa Chinn, both of Ocean Isle Beach; and two brothers, Donald Sabino of Brandywine and Ocean City, and Michael Sabino of Indian Head, Md.
— Adam Bernstein