OUR STORY

In December of 2013, Honey Tree Publishing, LLC was founded as a family-owned business to educate and empower children and families through reading and writing. Since its inception, our company has expanded to become a traveling, educational institute that offers multicultural books, reading, storytelling, and creative arts-based programs. We provide interactive and hands-on educational reading, writing, and publishing programs that meet the academic and cultural needs of students of all backgrounds! Our goal is to provide teaching and learning experiences that aid in the academic and cultural development of children and families locally, nationally, and internationally.

Meet Dr. Tytianna Wells

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Dr. Tytianna N.M. Wells-- Founder and CEO of Honey Tree Publishing-- is the author of 8 books, including the children's book series "Sweet Pea and Sugar Tea's Country Family Adventures: A collection of African-American poems," "The Bridge Kids: An African heritage family activity book," "The Healing Tree: A book of poetry, prose, meditations, and affirmations," and “#Am I Next? A poetic movement for political reform and Black liberation.”

 

Dr. Wells’ "When Hip Hop Met Poetry: An Urban Love Story" is a memoir, song, and short film about her life as a teenager and survivor. She is one who has beaten the odds. Dr. Wells travels internationally as an author, poet, motivational speaker, and educator.

 

In addition, Dr. Wells is the Executive Director of several documentaries and music videos, including, “Surviving Two Pandemics: Covid-19 and Racism” and “Amplifying Black Women’s Voices during the 2020 Global Pandemic. She is also a Co-director of the music video “Black Excellence.” 

 

In the field of teacher education, Dr. Wells is the Founding Executive Director of Kemper Academy for Teaching and Learning at The de Paul School, in Louisville, Kentucky. The de Paul School is a private school for kindergarten through 8th-grade students with learning differences, including ADHD, dysgraphia, and dyslexia. Kemper Academy for Teaching and Learning, an affiliate of The de Paul School, offers research-informed best practices for children with learning differences to teach students, train educators, support families, and build community partnerships. To learn more about our programs and services, please visit: www.depaulschool.org 

In 2021, Dr. Wells earned a Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. Currently, she resides in Kentucky where she writes, publishes, and educates for culturally diverse and intergenerational audiences.