DESK is a distributed learning program serving SD8 Kootenay Lake and the Province of British Columbia. We are located in Nelson, BC, in the Kootenay Region.

“We are here to ensure the success and growth of every learner
by providing quality personalized support and service.”

ABE or Adult Graduation is, as of September 1, 2017, is tuition free

DESK now offers a learning centre students may access from 8:00 to 4:00 pm at DESK – 811 Stanley Street, Nelson, BC.

Any student that needs/wants to add a DESK course needs to email Ron Kilgour with their request.  (rkilgour@sd8.bc.ca)

  NEW! Global and Intercultural Studies 12 (2017-2018)

All applicants need to be part of School District 8  Kootenay Lake as there is a face to face component.  Students may register through the DESK registration link.  Select Global and Intercultural Studies 12  2017-2018 from the pull down menu.

Are you a part time or full time DESK student Registering with LV Rogers Secondary?

Please note that you no longer need a transfer form if you live within the LV Rogers catchment area. You are welcome to register at any time by contacting the school starting the week of August 28th. You will need to complete a registration form with updated information and complete a course selection form.

Visit http://www.lvr.sd8.bc.ca/ for more information. The SD8 Kootenay Lake registration and transfer policy is located here.


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Contact Us:

Monday to Friday

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Telephone: 250-354-4311 or toll free: 1-800-663-4614

Email: desk@sd8.bc.ca

DESK is a member of the BC Learning Network

BC’s New Curriculum

School District 8 Kootenay Lake

 Academic Success . Creativity and Imagination . Citizenship . Resiliency