Add a Co-teacher to Your Section

Sections on CodeHS can be co-taught by multiple teachers. This will give teachers the ability to view, and grade student work, as well as give them administrative privileges over the section.

Finding Section Settings

From your section roster page, click the gear icon in the top right corner of the page to open Section Settings. 

gear in upper right corner navigates to settings page

You can also get here by clicking the "..." icon and choosing Edit Section from your Teacher Page :

clicking three dots to right of section name brings up navigation - click Edit Section

Under Roster Management, click the + to expand How teachers can join this section:

Inviting a Co-Teacher via Email

Click Invite Now > Enter email address > Send

Delete a Pending Co-Teacher Invite

Invitations that haven't been accepted yet are marked as pending. Under the invited teacher's name, you'll see who invited the Co-Teacher. Click the red trash icon to delete a pending Co-Teacher invitation.

Accepting a Co-Teacher Invitation

Teachers with a CodeHS Teacher account will receive an email prompting them to accept the invitation. Click the blue Accept Invitation button to join the section as a Co-Teacher.

Creating an Account & Accepting a Co-Teacher Invitation

Teachers without a CodeHS Teacher account will receive an email prompting them to create an account to accept the invitation. Click the blue Create Account button to create a CodeHS Teacher account and join the section as a co-teacher.

Co-Teacher Signup Instructions

Your co-teacher can also sign up by:

  1. Creating a teacher account at

  2. Visiting and entering your section's code

Removing a Co-Teacher

Our team is happy to remove co-teachers from your sections. If you would like to remove a co-teacher please contact

Share your Course with Other Teachers with Teacher Permissions

You can also give other teachers access to your course to view, edit, and use in their own sections. This will allow teachers access to a course, but not access to student work in your section.

Invite a teacher to collaborate on a course:

  1. Go to your Courses page

  2. Click the gear icon to access Course Settings

  3. Scroll down, add the teacher's email, and press Submit.

  4. Change the teachers access level under permission.


  • View: Allow teachers to use assignments in their section

  • Edit: Allow teachers to view and use course as well as add/remove, edit, and reorder assignments.

  • Admin: Allow View and Edit privileges and permission to add/remove collaborators.

Gif shows clicking on gear icon to adjust the course permissions for co-teachers

Co-Creating and Editing Shared Assignments

Co-teachers with edit permission can edit custom assignments in their shared courses. Learn more about permission in Adding a Co-Teacher to Your Section and Course.

To edit an assignment:

  1. Navigate to the course Assignments page

  2. Click edit next to the assignment name

  3. Click save after any changes are made

View more information about the assignment in the About tab including the assignment's owner and when it was last edited.

Still have questions? Contact our team at to learn more!

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