Ryne Thorne has been a language coach and lecturer of American Sign Language since 2018. He received his B.S. Degree from UW-Milwaukee in World Language Education with an emphasis in American Sign Language Studies. His teaching philosophy is that immersion and involvement with the Deaf community both in and outside of the classroom are equally crucial for a student’s language development. By providing interactive and diverse lessons, feedback, and a sense of community in every class, Ryne aims to foster a comfortable environment where students can develop their American Sign Language skills while also learning about the Deaf community.