Because Teachers Deserve The Best Deals!

2024 Teacher Appreciation Discounts

by Lynnse Self

A group of teachers take a selfie in front of the US Capitol.
Image: Alanis Naranjo (2023 STA Fam Trip)

It's the Greatest Time of the Year – Teacher Appreciation Week!

As we approach Teacher Appreciation Week, School Tours of America wants to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to all the dedicated educators out there. We recognize the unwavering commitment, passion, and hard work you pour into nurturing young minds every day.

To show our gratitude, we wanted to share with you a list of exclusive discounts and special offers just for you. Whether it’s discounts on classroom essentials or leisure activities to recharge, we got you covered!

These deals are available throughout the week, so mark your calendars and treat yourself to some well-deserved rewards. To access these discounts, simply sign up with, where many of these offers are verified.

Restaurant & Grocery Discounts

Costco: Join Costco as a new member and receive a $40 Costco Shop Card, exclusively for teachers.

McAlister's Deli: Tea time! Nurses and teachers can pick a free 32-ounce tea through May 12.

Firehouse Subs: This deal is smokin'! A week-long series of specials accessible through its Firehouse Rewards loyalty program and app starting May 6. Enjoy offers such as BOGO Hook & Ladder Subs on Wednesday, and on Friday, indulge in two medium sandwiches for $12 or two large sandwiches for $18.

Texas de Brazil: This restaurant, with locations in several states, offers educators a 15% discount on their meal.

Hello Fresh: You are a working machine, so let Hello Fresh handle the food prep for you. For new memberships, receive 60% off + free shipping for the first box, and a continuous 15% off after your first shipment for 51 weeks.

Whataburger: Every morning during ‘Teacher Appreciation Week’ they are giving out free breakfast with a valid ID, plus a chance to win a $1000 grant for your school. What-a-deal!

Sonic: Cheeseburger, cheeseburger, cheeseburger! Are you enrolled in the Sonic Teachers' Circle? Signup for Teachers’ Circle in the APP and start receiving special, exclusive throughout the year. Sonic Teachers' Circle – Limeades for Learning has become on of the largest in the US to support public education.

Discounts on decor, art supplies and more

Lakeshore Learning: Earn Points and get great deal and discounts when you register for Lakeshore’s reward program.

Hobby Lobby: Join Hobby Lobby's Teacher Discount Program and receive discounts all year long! Visit your local Hobby Lobby for more details!

Teacher Pay Teachers: Download a HUGE variety of all things FREE in resources. 10% discount for Educators through their Educator Discount Program.

Joann: Save 15% off each order when you sign up for JoAnn's Teacher Rewards Program. That's every purchase, every day!

Michael's: Teachers receive a 15% discount when you sign up for the Michael’s rewards program.

Party City: Register and save 10-20% on purchases through Party City Organization Discounts program.

The Paper Source: Receive 10% off your entire purchase as well as countless deals and discounts available on planners, greeting cards and stationery.

The Container Store: The Organized Insider program offers educators discounts throughout the year. Sign up to receive discounts that can be used online.

Discounts on books, software and apps

Vooks: Create an account, it is free for use in the classroom to get kids excited about reading.

Adobe Creative Cloud: Teachers and students can save over 60% off Creative Cloud!

Apple: Check out the special education pricing for educators on Macs and iPads.

Books-a-Million: Teachers receive 20% off in store purchases, plus savings and free shipping for online purchases when they sign up for the BAM Educator’s Card Program.

Barnes & Noble: Did you know that Barnes & Noble offers a curated portal for educators? Plus, In-Store and Online Fundraising Opportunities with Bookfairs, Discounts on Bulk Orders, and an Educator Store. Check it out!

Canva: If you're not using Canva, then what are you even doing! Canva offers 100% free service for eligible schools!

Microsoft: Educators and students can receive up to 10% off select products including Surface devices and save up to 50% on premium apps.

Samsung: Join Samsung’s Education Offers Program to unlock savings up to 30% on their products.

Scholastic Books: Teachers receive up to $50 off your order when you use code TEACHERS.


Discounts on art, sports and museums

Art Institute of Chicago: Illinois teachers get free entrance.

Chicago Cubs: Cubs are hosting a Teacher Appreciation Tumbler night with special ticket pricing on May 7, 2024 – Cubs vs. Padres.

Crayola Experience Orlando: Get a FREE Annual Pass for educators, which includes 1 year of unlimited visits, bring a friend FREE on select days, and 20% off on-site purchases.

Houston Museum of Natural Science: 15% off all membership levels for educators and take advantage of special discounts on student programs.

iFly: Come fly with me! Teachers receive 20% off select weekday and first time flyer packages.

Kennedy Space Center: K-12 teachers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands get to enjoy the visitor center free of charge.

Milwaukee Art Museum: Wisconsin teachers get to enjoy the museum for free.

Orlando Science Center: Pre-K-12th grade teachers in Florida can explore the center for free.

Boston Children's Museum: Massachusetts teachers get into the museum for half price.

Denver Art Museum: Educators can purchase an Individual Membership for $10 off.

Perot Museum of Nature and Science: Texas educators get in for free.

SeaWorld Orlando: Florida teachers receive free entrance to SeaWorld Orlando.


Deals on luggage and rentals

Caesars Rewards: Teachers can get up to 30% off Caesars Entertainment hotel stays across the country using your account. Restrictions may apply.  

Westgate Resorts: Teachers receive a 10% discount on bookings using discount code: EDUCATORS10. Restrictions may apply.

Cheap Caribbean: With their Beach4Teach Club, teachers can save $150 off their next vacation.

Hilton All-inclusive: Receive 15% off their all-inclusive vacation package, exclusively for teachers, nurses, military and first-responders. Unlock with your account.

VRBO: Select vacation rentals offer educator discounts just in time to book your summer vacation! Check individual listings to see what applies.

Atlantis Paradise Island: This offer includes discounts of up to 25% off for teachers using your account.


Adidas: Educators can unlock 30% off in-store and online purchases, and 15% off at factory outlets once verifying their status through

Columbia: Unlock 10% off all online orders.

HeyDude: Dude, get 20% off your next pair of HeyDudes through

J.Crew: It's true! J.Crew is giving you 15% off your purchase in stores and online, for a limited time.

Karen Kane: Teachers, this Karen is offering 20% off every purchase!

Ray-Ban: Cause you gotta wear shades, receive 15% off your order of Ray-Bans.

Under Armour: Update your athletic wear and receive up to 20% off.

Vineyard Vines: Once verified, teachers receive 20% off online and in-store purchases.

Reebok: Did someone say half-off? Teachers are eligible to receive a 50% discount, verified through


Bear Mattress: You won't find a BEAR-tter deal than this. Bear Mattress is offering 40% off for all teachers. Did you see this? Teachers receive up to 60% off lenses + free shipping!

GNC: Special discount programs are available for teachers, first responders, and military.

iRobot: Ain’t nobody got time for sweeping! Let iRobot handle the mess, get 15% off select robots!

Stanley: Hydration is key, so are teachers! Get up to 30% off this drink ware.

School Tours of America recognizes the invaluable contributions of educators everywhere because they deserve our gratitude and support EVERY day of the year. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

***The discounts outlined above that are offered for Teacher Appreciation Week are subject to availability and may vary by location. Proof of teacher status may be required to redeem the discount. Please check with individual retailers or service providers for specific terms and conditions. These offers are not endorsed or sponsored by School Tours of America.
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