Dave Chinn

Dave Chinn


My professional objective is to maximize my use of the knowledge, skills, and abilities that I have attained through formal education, as well as, employment and life experiences in a occupation that is financial rewarding.


Involvement in community outreach and educational activities since 1991.


Currently employed with Biloxi Public Schools as school bus driver. Been with the organization since August 2008. Future ambitions with the school district include working in special education as a teacher with the district. Prior teacher and tutoring experiences include Mississippi Reads tutor, GED Instructor and Instructional Aide, public school substitute teacher, public school teacher in Drew, Mississippi and public school and alternative school in Pensacola, Florida.


Aug 1998 - Aug 2000

Certification of 2 year commitment

AmeriCorps Campus Link

Served over 3,000 community service hours including a volunteer center for students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Gulfport. Achieved Master Tutor status for the America Reads project and developed numerous community partnerships in the private, public, and non profit sector.

Aug 1989 - Aug 1993

Bachelor of Science

Middle Tennessee State University

Attained Bachelor of Science degree from the university in 1993. While at the college, I was involved in community advocacy including the Students for Environmental Action and the We, the Students campaign.




I started out as an educator on a volunteer basis in the late 1980's as a private tutor while attending MTSU. Later through my experiences in Adult Education as a GED Instructor and most recently as a public school teacher in Mississippi and Florida. I am utilizing these skills for corporate trainings such as Train the Trainer programs and also a Private Tutor for varied disciplines. As part of my commitment towards this field, I am currently enrolled in continuing education training programs and have most recently reenrolled in graduate studies at William Carey University studying Education and Educational Administration.


I have a real passion for marketing. I began marketing products in the 1980's. I started like most marketing professionals in retail and while I have a deep appreciation for the retail industry, I have become more diverse in career. I am currently learning independently and through continuing education programs to role of social marketing in both the public and private sector.

Community Outreach

I am constantly becoming more knowledgeable about how to connect members of the community to resources in the community. I feel that this is one of my life's missions and I work at it on a consistent basis.

Social Media

While learning and utilizing social media is an ongoing endeavor, I am becoming in utilizing social media as a platform to develop a professional presence on the internet.

Work experience

Work experience
Aug 2008 - Present


Biloxi Public Schools

Transport students from varied age groups and backgrounds to designated school areas for learning and enrichment activities.


Aug 2012 - Aug 2017

Class AA Educator License

Mississippi Department of Education

Class B Commercial Drivers License

State of Mississippi



Jim Strzalkowski

Tim Davis

Mr. Davis is a former Faculty Advisory Board member for the Campus Link program at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. He currently is the Program Coordinator for Theatre at Blue Grass Community and Technical College in Lexington, Kentucky.

Sam Bailey

Mr. Bailey is the Director of Transportation for Biloxi Public Schools in Biloxi, Mississippi.