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Rita Yvonne Bryant

Rita Yvonne Bryant, American child care administrator, consultant.

Background

Bryant, Rita Yvonne was born on April 14, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of William Woodrow and Emma Ray (Reed) Bryant.

Education

Student, Wayland Baptist University, 1955—1956. Student, Amarillo College, 1963—1964. Student, Amarillo College, 1975—1976.

Student, Amarillo College, 1977—1979.

Career

Child care administrator Amarillo Community Center, 1963—1968. Administrative assistant Amarillo Indiana School District, 1968—1974, headstart teacher, 1974—1976. Owner, manager Tots Villa Child Development Center, Amarillo, since 1978, child care consultant, since 1981.

Religion

Once one is saved, that person cannot fall from God’s grace.

Views

God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.

Membership

Member Texas State Advisory Board Day Care Licensing, 1981—1984, Regional Advisory Board Headstart, 1982—1985, Study Commission Handicapped Children Day Care, 1983—1985. Member of Amarillo Art Alliance, Womens Forum, National Association Education Young Children, Texas License Child Care Association (secretary 1982-1984, vice president since 1985), Texas Association Education Young Children (secretary 1984-1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, reading.

Connections

Married Richard Lee Bryant, January 10, 1959. Children: Rhonda Lynn, Bryant Golightly.

Politics

All Christians should fulfill their God-given responsibility to engage in the public life of the nation.