Ritchie Bryant

Ritchie Bryant


  • B.A., Gallaudet University, American Sign Language, 1993
  • M.A., McDaniel College, Deaf Education, 1999

Prior to joining the faculty at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Ritchie worked as a freelance interpreter at Gallaudet University for two years.

In his current position, Ritchie teaches online and traditional ASL courses to students in RIT’s Modern Languages and Culture ASL program.

A culturally Black Deaf person who is a dynamic and innovative presenter, he has over twenty years of experience presenting ASL and Deaf-related workshops.

In addition to teaching, interpreting, and presenting, he served on the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf board as the Deaf Member at Large from 2015-2017.


Video editing; ASL translation; ASL storytelling


Certified Deaf Interpreter and Conditional Legal Interpreting Permit-Relay from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf