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Save Big with These Teacher Discounts

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Whether you’re looking for deals on dining out during Teacher Appreciation Week or want to know which stores offer year-round discounts, we’ve got the details you need.

To get the deals, you may need to provide a school email address or other proof of employment, or verify that you’re a teacher through ID.me or SheerID. Many national retailers use the verification services on those sites, so once you’re verified, you’ll have access to lots of deals.

Find discounts for teachers on ID.me.

Search for deals for teachers at SheerID.

Find discounts for National Education Association members.


Teacher Appreciation Week Discounts for Teachers

USA Today compiled this list of eateries offering deals on May 4, 2021, for Teacher Appreciation Day.

Parade magazine’s list of 160 teacher discounts includes many offers specifically for Teacher Appreciation Week, observed the first full week of May.


Year-Round Discounts for Teachers

Many companies offer teacher discounts that don’t end when Teacher Appreciation Week does. In addition to the popular retailers listed below, we’ve rounded up information on more teacher discounts on the TeacherLists Teacher Discounts & Grants page.


Footwear Discounts for Teachers

When you spend a lot of time on your feet, it’s important to have comfortable shoes. Update your shoe collection with deals at these stores.


Adidas offers 30% off for purchases made in its stores, outlets, or online.

Cole Haan

Get 20% off with a valid school email address.


Use the 30% discount at Reebok to update your sneakers.


Dress up your teaching outfits with stylish flats bought at 20% off.


Save 10% on footwear at the online shoe superstore.


Clothing Discounts for Teachers

These clothing retailers have just what teachers need to refresh their wardrobe without breaking the bank.

Banana Republic

Teachers can get 15% off full-price items.


Get 20% off items at the department store.

Karen Kane

Save 20% on online purchases.


Handbag Discounts for Teachers

If the tote bag you carry between school and home has seen better days, you can save money on a new one with these designer handbag retailers.

Dagne Dover

Teachers get 20% off handbags, laptop bags, tote bags, and more.

L.L. Bean

Save 10% when you upgrade your “teacher bag” with one of L.L. Bean’s classic tote bags.

Vera Bradley

Save 15% Vera Bradley handbags and accessories.


Self-Care Discounts for Teachers

Need to find your inner chill? These meditation apps offer free tools to help teachers and students handle stressful moments.


Try the meditation app for free, and save 40% on an annual subscription. You can also download a free Self-Care Guide for Teachers.


Get free guided meditations that promote mindfulness, as well as meditations designed for students of different ages.


Home Improvement Discounts for Teachers

Update your decor or home appliances with deals from these stores.

Cost Plus World Market

K-12 teachers can save 20% on online purchases and get free shipping on orders when spending $49 or more.


If it’s time to upgrade a home appliance, you can save 25% with the teacher discount at Frigidaire.


Bookstore Discounts for Teachers

Find deals on books for your classroom library, or buy books on your to-be-read list.


Educators can get 10% off purchases.

Half Price Books

Save 20% on in-store purchases and get free shipping for online orders.


Craft & Classroom Supply Discounts for Teachers

Use these discounts to save on supplies for classroom arts and crafts projects.


Join the Teacher Rewards program to get 15% craft supplies.


Save 15% in stores or online.


Get 10% off orders of custom pencils and art supplies.


Technology Discounts for Teachers

Before you buy a new computer or cell phone, look through these deals for educators.


Teachers can get discounted rates on monthly cell phone plans.


Buy supplies for your makerspace, robotics club, or STEM lessons for 20% off.


Save 10% on refurbished computers and other HP products.


Samsung offers a 10% discount to educators for electronics and home appliances.


Get a reduced rate on cell phone service from Verizon.


Vision Discounts for Teachers

Save on contacts, glasses, and prescription sunglasses with these deals for teachers.


Save 15% on contact lens orders.


Save 60% off lenses.


Update your contacts or eye glasses and save 60%.


Get ready for summer sun with a 15% discount on sunglasses.

Originally posted 2021

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