Registering for Newsela (Teacher)

Registering for Newsela allows you to create classes, assign articles, and track your students' progress.

  1. Go to
  2. Click SIGN UP.
  3. Choose I'm an Educator.
  4. Click Yes if you are a faculty member at a K-12 school or No if you aren't.
  5. Choose one of the following options for creating your Newsela account:
    NOTE: You must use a valid school email address to sign up with Newsela.

    Option 1: Sign up with Newsela.
         a. Enter your first and last name, valid school email address, and a password.
         b. Click Get Started.
    Option 2: Sign up with Google.
         a. Click Sign up with Google.
         b. Log in to your Google account if you aren't already logged in.
         c. Click Allow on the Google authentication page.
  6. For educators:
         a. Choose your school and click Confirm School.
         b. If you do not see your school, enter the school name, address, city, state, or ZIP.   
  7. For others:
         a. Select your role and country from the drop-down menus.
         b. Enter your ZIP code.
         c. Click Finish.
  8. Verify your email address to begin using Newsela. To change your email address or if you need another verification email, use the links on the verification page.


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