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See below for directions on how to create your free Newsela Essentials (Pro) Account. 


New Users Sign Up (Faculty Use LPC Email Address) Returning Users Login

Faculty: Instructions for New Users

  1. Staff/Faculty: To create a new account, use your email.
  2. Click here to learn how to get started with Newsela. NOTE: We do not provide usernames or passwords for users. Please follow the linked instructions to create your PRO (Essentials) account. If an instructor had previously signed up for a Newsela account, confirm your PRO (Essentials) status is correct by visiting the Account Tab once you have logged on.
  3. Once you have created your account, you can login directly at Newsela each time you need access.
  4. Check out the Getting Started Workshop and these videos to help you get familiar with the platform.
  5. The Educator Support Center is an excellent resource for instructors seeking tutorials and lesson ideas. A good starting point is the short online Newsela Explorer course.
  6. While this service is provided by the LPC Library, we recommend you submit a Newsela Support Ticket to get your technical questions answered quickly!


Students: Instructions for New Users

  1. Your instructor will provide you with a student/class code.
  2. Login at Newsela.