Account Tab

You can change your name, school, email address, and password, if you created one, by clicking the edit icon next to the field you want to change. You can also update your email preferences.

Navigate to your Account Tab

  1. Click your initials in the upper right-hand corner

  2. Select the Account tab from the settings menu.

Depending on the option used to create your account, you may not be able to edit your name, school, email address, or password in Newsela. You, or your school's system administrator, will need to make the changes in Clever, Canvas, ClassLink, Schoology or any other application used to log in.

On the Account tab, teachers can change their name by following these steps:

  1. Click the edit icon next to your name.

  2. Enter a new name.

  3. Click Save. This will change how your name appears in Newsela for you, your students, and other staff members at your school.  

On the Account tab, teachers can change their school by following these steps.

  1. Click the edit icon next to your current school name.

  2. Accept the terms of changing your school. When you change your school, all of your classes will be removed. If you need to retain any classes after you change your school, contact us

  3. Select your new school.

Note: Staff members who signed up for Newsela as administrators will need to contact us to change their school.



On the Account tab, you can change your email address by following these steps:

  1. Click the edit icon next to your current email address.

  2. Enter a new email address.

  3. Click Save.

Note: Your email address needs to be a valid faculty email address for the school you select. This is how Newsela verifies that you are connected to the correct school, and that you are a valid teacher.

On the Account tab, teachers can change their password by following these steps:

  1. Click the edit icon next to your current password. 

  2. Enter a new password.

  3. Click Save.

If you are unable to login and need to reset your password, you can go to newsela.com and click Forgot username or password on the Sign In window.