Teachers can navigate to their Account tab by hovering over their name at the top of the page and clicking Account in the drop-down menu. On the Account tab, you can change your name, school, email address, and password by clicking the edit icon next to the field you want to change. You can also update your email preferences.

Note about updating Clever, Canvas, and ClassLink accounts: Depending on the option used to create your account, you may not be able to edit your name, school, email address, and password. In that case, your school technology administrator will need to make the changes. You can also contact us with any questions.   

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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.  

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On the Account tab, teachers can change their school by clicking the edit icon next to their current school name. You will then be prompted to select your new school. When you change your school, all of your classes will be removed. If you need to retain any classes, contact us

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

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

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

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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.

Notes: 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.

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On the Account tab, teachers can change their email preferences by checking and unchecking the boxes under Email Preferences