About Me


Diana Alves de Lima is the faculty Co-Director of the Student Success Center. She received a Master's in Education (Language, Literacy and Culture) from Stanford University in in 1993, then coordinated the Language Development Center at San Jose State University until starting at De Anza in 1996. After graduating from UC Berkeley, where she worked as a writing tutor and reading instructor, Diana studied literacy and taught English in Bahia, Brazil and worked in various college and university academic support programs. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and has two kids.

Classes I Teach

Fall 2024

28315LRNA 7765RSpecial Projects in Learning Assistance
28313LRNA 9601ZIntroduction to Individual and Group Peer Tutoring
02744LRNA 9701ZIntroduction to Peer Tutoring in Writing and Reading
28314LRNA 9801ZTutor Training for Math/Science Tutors

Faculty Info

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Diana Alves de Lima

Student Success Center



ATC 309A


  • Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning, CSU East Bay, 2012
  • MA Education, Stanford University, 1993
  • BA Social Sciences, UC Berkeley, 1985

Office Hours

Spring 2018

By appointment.

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