With most schools closed and many teachers creating virtual classes from home, it’s important to show how much we appreciate our educators. National Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2 through 6, with National Teacher Appreciation Day on Tuesday, May 3, and retailers are stepping up to offer teachers exclusive deals and freebies. Check back as we update this list as more offers are announced!
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National Teacher Appreciation Day and Week Freebies and Deals
Teachers (and students) can get over 60% off on Adobe products, all year long.
Teachers with an .edu email address can enjoy an Amazon Student membership for free for six months. Similar to Amazon Prime, teachers will get free 2-day shipping, textbook discounts and more. They also have a #FoundItOnAmazon section with deals of up to 80% off on teacher-related items.
Teacher can eat free or lunch or dinner during Applebee’s teacher Appreciation Day! Please note that only select locations are participating.
Barnes & Noble
Take part in the B&N Educators program to receive 20% off the publisher’s list price on all purchases for the classroom and 10% off of cafe purchases. Bonus: On Educator Appreciation Days, you’ll get up to 25% off.
Teachers can enjoy breakfast or lunch with 20% off catering orders for pickup or delivery from May 7-11.
Budget Truck Rental
Receive 20% off on local moves and 15% off on one-way moves, any day of the week! To redeem this offer apply discount code TEACH.
Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings is thanking teachers and school staff by offering 20% off orders at participating sports bars during national Teacher Appreciation Week. The deal is available for dine-in or takeout with a valid student ID, limited to one offer redemption per order, per visit.
Carson Dellosa Education
Last year, they were offering teachers a 25% discount with the code AWESOME, valid at CarsonDellosa.com, to purchase educational resources for their students now to assist with remote and in-person teaching, or to start planning out their classroom decorations for next year. They will likely bring back a similar sale!
Einstein Bros. Bagels
Einstein Bros Bagels is offering a 20% off e-gift card deal May 2 to May 6 so you can treat your favorite teacher during Teacher Appreciation Week. Shaping the future is not an easy task, show the teacher in your life you appreciate their hard work with a discount on all the best breakfast items, such as fresh-baked bagels and delicious, cream cheese shmear, a variety of hearty egg sandwiches to serve any craving, twice-baked hashbrowns and fresh-brewed coffees.
Get 15% off your entire purchase, including sale items, when you use your Michaels Rewards account to check out. Offer is available in-store and online and must show a valid educator ID or complete the educator verification process through the rewards program.
To say enormous thanks to all teachers around the world who have fought hard to keep students engaged and interested in learning a wide range of subjects and disciplines throughout the past two years, MyYogaTeacher offers a special 60% off the first month of all of its subscriptions, in honor of National Teacher Appreciation Week). To receive the 60% discount, students must purchase a new subscription between May 1-7, 2022 using the code TEACHERSLOVE. Subscriptions can be canceled at any time.
To celebrate Teachers and Nurses Appreciation Week, PDQ is offering $1 off each boxed lunch purchased when you purchase 10 or more from May 1-15. This deal is available online when purchasing through the PDQ catering site.
In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, Pieology is showing its special appreciation for teachers and nurses with 20% off for in-restaurant guests at limited participating locations from May 1-6. Customers just need to show proof of being a teacher (or nurse) to receive 20% off any custom pizza or salad. Premium crusts and toppings are an additional charge, the special discount cannot be combined with other promos and the deal is limited to one per person.
Last year, Pinkberry offered 50% any size swirl! The offer was valid for one per person per visit with valid badge or ID. Hopefully they offer this deal in 2022!
Potbelly Sandwich Shop: Teachers can get a free cookie or free regular-sized fountain drink with the purchase of an entree when they show a teacher ID.
Last year, they gave teachers a free burger or chicken sandwich at participating locations with their school ID. Fingers crossed they offer this again!
Every teacher, faculty or staff at K-12 or degree-granting university in America is available for a free cheeseburger with purchase; they just need to enroll in the SONIC Teachers’ Circle, a free awards program exclusively available for educators through the SONIC app (iOS, Android). SONIC will match up 50% of each donation to teachers’ requests via DonorsChoose, a national nonprofit that allows individuals to donate directly to public school classroom requests submitted by teachers; SONIC will match up to $1.5 million.
Last year, Skechers partnered with AdoptAClassroom.org to give back to teachers for Teacher’s Appreciation Week. They may bring back this partnership!
Teacher Style Box
Teacher Style Box is a clothing rental subscription service designed just for teachers, and to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week they are offering the first month free! For just $45 a month, members will receive 2-items at a time that they can wear as long as they want, and when they’re ready, they can swap them out for two new styles all month long with unlimited exchanges. Teachers can easily browse endless handpicked styles from brands including Ralph Lauren, Banana Republic, Express, French Connection, BB Dakota, Eloquii and more that allow them to feel confident for every occasion in their work life. Parents can give the subscription as a gift virtually with a one month, two or three month subscription! Talk about a perfect present!
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