I don’t know about you, but I always have my eyes peeled for teacher discounts. Many teachers have to supplement their classroom supplies on their own dime. Thankfully, businesses are hearing our cries for help and offering GREAT deals for educators. Many of your favorite companies (both stores and services) are offering deals for teachers! Here’s a list of my favorites.
*Please double check with each company before you purchase; every effort was made to ensure an accurate list, but policies do change from time to time!*
- Ann Taylor Loft
Show your teacher ID and get 15% off regular priced merchandise (in-store only) plus sign up for their teacher-only discount program.
- Apple Store
Save 15% from Apple.com plus Apple has a special section just for educators called Apple and Education where you can get exclusive deals just for teachers.
Get 10% off your monthly bill! Just call customer service and let them know that you are a teacher and ask about the educator discount.
- Barnes & Noble
Sign up for their Educator’s Card and get 20% off all purchases plus 25% off during their Teacher Appreciation Days!
- Big Lots
Look for their Teacher Appreciation Day each August where teachers can score a 15% discount when you present your teacher ID. This discount is on top of sale prices, which can make for some really sweet deals for your home AND classroom.
- The Container Store
Sign up for their Organized Teacher Program to get exclusive discounts throughout the year-use your school ID in-store to receive your incentives.
Register for the Gold Star Rewards program at Crayola.com and you’ll be eligible for discounts, incentives and rewards!
- Dollar Tree
Some stores offer a 10% teacher discount, but not all locations honor it so be sure to carry your ID and don’t be shy to ask!
- FedEx Office (formerly Kinkos)
Sign up for their Academic Edge program to get 15% off most printing products such as brochures, fliers and posters. Discount is online and in-store.
- J. Crew
Get 15% off your regular-priced in-store purchase with a valid teacher ID.
- JoAnn Fabric
Sign up for their Teacher Rewards Discount Card to get 15% off all purchases, plus a new-member coupon for 20% off!
- Michael’s Craft Stores
Show your teacher ID to get 15% off, plus they have separate teacher-only coupons on occasion!
- National Parks
Certain parks offer a 15% admission discount for teachers. Be sure to ask before you take your trip!
- New York & Co.
15% off in stores all year long when you show your teacher ID.
- Office Max/Office Depot
Special discounts and rewards for teachers plus exclusive sales and events throughout the year.
- Party City
The discount changes based on how much you spend-the more you spend the more you save! Just bring a signed letter from school officials on school letterhead, and you must make the purchase using a school check or credit card.
How cool is this: PETCO donates a FREE aquarium to a limited number of classrooms each year. Contact your local store for details.
Get a 15% discount off your monthly bill by calling customer service and letting them know you’re a teacher!
Join the Staples Teacher Rewards Program to get 5% back in rewards points plus free shipping when you purchase online.
Enjoy 15% off regular priced merchandise when you show your teacher ID-offer valid in-store only.
This is by NO means an exhaustive list! Many many other places offer discounts, freebies and incentives for educators. What other discounts do you utilize that we can add to our list?