2017 Conference theme: Teaching in the Balance
The Colorado Language Arts Society is a state affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English, a professional association of educators in English studies, Literacy, and Language Arts. 

CLAS is a sponsor of the Blue Spruce Book Award and the Colorado Teen Literature Conference.

Our next Regional Fall Conference is October 7, 2017, with keynotes by Newbery Award-winning author Matt de la Peña, education author and teacher Dave Stuart, Jr., and poet Toluwanimi Obiwole at the Tivoli Student Union in Denver. The conference is co-sponsored by the NCTE Student Affiliate at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Registration is $65 for pre-service and first-year teachers, and $98 for all other attendees. The cost includes a catered brown-bag lunch and one year's membership in Colorado Language Arts Society. Registration is open at clas2017.eventbrite.com .