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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.

We are thrilled to be the state affiliate hosting the 110th Annual Convention of the National Council of Teachers of English in November 2020. While the convention has transitioned to a virtual setting, more details and registration will be available before July 31 on the convention website at https://convention.ncte.org/ .

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.