Education is one of the greatest tools that we can acquire in our lifetimes. Be it in the class room, in your community, or in your daily actions and occurrences, the knowledge we accumulate makes us into valuable and constructive citizens. I believe that education has to be a top priority for Southeastern Indiana. In order to provide the best education for our children, we must make sure that we are attracting and retaining quality teachers. Teachers that can not only instruct our young minds, but to also inspire them to be great thinkers and doers; the type of person that this great nation was created by. Abraham Lincoln once said that, "You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could do for themselves." Education is the key to helping our young men and women do for themselves so that they may chase the American dream, and continue to help this wonderful nation flourish.With these thoughts ever on my mind, I will always be a supporter of education and making sure that our children are provided every opportunity to be successful.