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Mr. Jim Horyza
I am excited about teaching students Government and American National Government (POS 110). The two subjects that kids love! POS 110 is a Dual Enrollment course partnered with Rio Salado College. This is my 8th year at Sandra Day O'Connor and it is my fourth year teaching Social Studies . I have taught World History, American History, Algbebra 3-4, Probability/Statistics and was a special education math and science teacher. Prior to teaching, I was in the workforce for the past 25 years. I worked in Real Estate here in Arizona and also in the insurance field. I am originally from Minnesota and I am a huge Vikings fan! I graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelors degree in Political Science and just completed my Masters degree in Special Education. I am the assistant girls varsity basketball coach here at O'Connor along with the assistant boys golf coach.