Forgotten username or password (Teacher)

Teachers

Recovering your username or password

Your username is the email address you used to create your Newsela account. To recover your password, follow these directions:

  1. Click Forgot username or password? on the Sign In window.
  2. Enter the email address used to create your Newsela account and click SEND. We'll email your username and directions for resetting your password.
    NOTE: Although the email contains a link that allows you to change your password, you can continue to use your existing password.

Recovering a student's username or password

You can view the usernames for all students in your classes but not student passwords. However, you can change a student's password. See Changing a student's name, username, or password for directions.
To view a student's username:

  1. Hover over your name in the Search and Navigation bar at the top and choose STUDENTS
  2. Use Student Lookup or scroll down to locate the student.
  3. The student's username is listed beside their name.

Administrators

The school administrator's username isn't always the email address used to create the account.

Recovering your username or password

  1. Click Forgot username or password? on the Sign In window.
  2. Enter the email address used to create your Newsela account and click SEND. We'll email your username and directions for resetting your password.
  3. NOTE: Although the email contains a link that allows you to change your password, you can continue to use your existing password.

Recovering a faculty member's username or password

A faculty member's username is the email address used to create their account. Teacher Captains and Principals don't have the ability to recover a faculty member's password. Teachers must reset their own passwords using the steps above.

  1. Hover over your name in the Search and Navigation bar at the top and choose FACULTY.
  2. Use the Search faculty box or scroll down to locate the faculty member.
  3. The faculty member's email address listed beside their name is their username. 
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