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 two kids.

Classes I Teach

Winter 2019

35993LRNA 7765RSpecial Projects in Learning Assistance
35991LRNA 961YIntroduction to Peer Tutoring in Groups
35992LRNA 9855Tutor Training for Math/Science Tutors
32581SKIL 23263ZAdjunct Study Skills
32582SKIL 23265ZAdjunct Study Skills
32583SKIL 23266ZAdjunct Study Skills
32584SKIL 23267ZAdjunct Study Skills
32585SKIL 23268ZAdjunct Study Skills
32586SKIL 23269ZAdjunct Study Skills
32587SKIL 23270ZAdjunct Study Skills
32588SKIL 23271ZAdjunct Study Skills
32589SKIL 23272ZAdjunct Study Skills
32590SKIL 23273ZAdjunct Study Skills
32591SKIL 23274ZAdjunct Study Skills
33377SKIL 23275ZAdjunct Study Skills
32594SKIL 23363ZAdjunct Study Skills Practice

Faculty Info

Diana Alves de Lima

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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