“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”

-Martin Luther King, Jr.

Motivate To Inspire

Motivate to Inspire is an entity with a mission to empower people to uplift their lives. Motivate to Inspire aims to accomplish its mission by offering a variety of services that assist in both personal and professional development for individuals of all ages.


The Founder, Shawnette Somner, has over 30 years of experience in Education and Personal and Professional Training experiences that allows her to provide Etiquette Classes, Customer  Service Training, Academic Tutoring, Consultation, and Writing Courses.



Academic Tutoring

Academic Tutoring is provided for school-aged students who require academic support. Subject focus areas include both Mathematics and/or English Language Arts.


Click Here to Learn More!

Etiquette Classes for Girls


The Etiquette Class is a program for young ladies to develop self-esteem, self-presentation, and selflessness. Topics include, but are not limited to, Posture Practice, Personal Hygiene -- Skin, Hair, and Nail care, Appropriate Attire, Table Setting, Dining Out Etiquette, Relationships with Friends and Family, Bullying, Organizational Skills, and Public Speaking.


Click Here to Learn More!

Writing Courses

Writing Courses are provided for both recreational and/or published writing - which also extends to Letter Writing and Journaling.


Click Here to Learn More!

Customer Service Training

Customer Service Training is provided to enhance personal skills to work with others on the job, in the community, and in the Hospitality Industry.


Click Here to Learn More!

Professional Development

Professional Development services are provided for individuals who desire self-improvement particularly for Employment Success, Resume Preparation, Interviewing Skills, GED Studies, Time Management, Letter Writing, Future Planning, and Overall Work Performance, Public Speaking and Effective Communication, and Workshop Presentation. Our major goal in this program is to assist individuals with locating resources to aid one's personal needs for progressive development.


Click Here to Learn More!

Parental Support

Assisting parents individually or in a small group setting to receive parenting pointers on how to manage concerns they have in raising their children or helping them in their educational journey.
The group sessions, in particular, give parents an opportunity to share with and learn from other parents.


Click Here to Learn More!