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.

CLAS publishes a semi-monthly newsletter, Currents, and an award-winning refereed journal, Statement. Please read the Fall 2020 issue of Statement, and visit the Publications page for more information on how to publish with us.

Our most recent Fall Regional Conference was October 5, 2019 with keynotes by Cornelius Minor, Helen Thorpe, and Tanaya Winder at the Tivoli Student Union in Denver. The conference was co-sponsored by the NCTE Student Affiliate at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Materials from the 2019 and past conferences, including certificates of attendance, photos, and presenter handouts are available on the Past Conferences page.