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Teacher Appreciation Discounts 2020

by Melissa Clifton

Esteemed educator, Mary McLeod Bethune statue in Lincoln Park, Washington, DC
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Appreciation for educators is at an all-time high across the country this year as many parents attempt to homeschool their children. Thankfully, the tradition of retailers offering discounts for Teacher Appreciation Week has continued in the face of social distancing.

We’ve rounded up this year’s list of the best freebies and discounts on food, classroom decorations, software and more.


Restaurant & grocery discounts

Costco: Teachers will receive a $30 Costco Shop Card with any new membership to Costco at stores throughout the country.

Cicis Pizza: Through May 10, 2020, teachers can purchase large specialty pizzas for $5.99 at participating locations.

D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches: Teachers receive 20% off an entire order by using the code "7537."

Einstein Bros. Bagels: Einstein's is encouraging people to show their support for teachers by giving the gift of bagels with 20% off e-gift cards. Selected bagel gifts are available to send to new teachers via Door Dash. Parents homeschooling their children are also eligible!

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria: Teachers and nurses can show their ID to get 15% off any meal purchased at Grimaldi's May 4-8, 2020

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes: Get $3 off a purchase of $10 or more using the code "THANKS" for online orders through May 8, 2020.

Papa Gino’s Pizzeria: Educators can save 15% ordering online by using the code "7832."

Pinkberry: Teachers receive 50% off any swirl (one per person) through May 9, 2020. Must bring valid ID.

Royal Hawaiian Orchards: Teachers can purchase nuts using the code "HEROES" to receive a discount through May 17, 2020. Nurses, teachers and homeschooling parents are all welcome.

SONIC: Enter the promo code "TEACHERS" when ordering through the Sonic app to enjoy a free large drink or Slush with any purchase through May 8, 2020.


Discounts on décor, art supplies and more

Ben Franklin Crafts: Save 10% on any purchase of classroom materials.

Carson Dellosa Education: The code "AMAZING" will get teachers a 30% discount on classroom decorations for next year or educational resources that can be used for remote learning through June 30, 2020.

Dick Blick Art Supplies: Get 10% off art supplies for the classroom, and find free art resources for the classroom.

Eduporium: Get a 20% discount on most products. Save up to 20% on most EdTech products in our store, including robotics, coding tools, 3D printers, and more!

GelPro: Educators receive 25% off your purchase of cushioned floor mats for your classroom or home.

Joann: Teachers save 15% on all purchases, including craft supplies, fabric, decorations, and more.

Lakeshore Learning: Educators save 15% on classroom furniture, games, resources and more after joining the Teacher’s Club.

Michael’s: Teachers receive a 20% discount on every purchase, including sale items from May 3 through May 9, 2020.

Office Depot & OfficeMax: Now through May 9, 2020 teachers who are Office Depot® OfficeMax® Rewards members will receive 5X (10%) back in rewards on a qualifying purchase when they present the coupon HERE or enter the online code 25433638 and a rewards number at checkout. Sign up for the Educator Discount Program to receive 10% off purchases of art supplies and more.

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


Discounts on books, software and apps

Adobe Creative Cloud: Teachers and students save an incredible 60% off monthly Creative Cloud subscriptions for over 20 apps, including Photoshop, Acrobat Pro, Illustrator and more.

Apple: Apple Education Pricing is available to teachers on select devices throughout the year.

Barnes & Noble: Educators get 20% off purchases for classroom use throughout the year, and 25% off purchases during Educator Appreciation Days.

Bookmans: Get 20% off all purchases when you join Project:Educate.

Books-a-Million: Educators receive 20% off purchases for the classroom with a BAM Educator’s card.

Half Price Books: Educators receive 10% off purchases when you sign up for the Half Price Books Educator’s card.

Headspace: This mindfulness app offers FREE annual subscriptions to all K-12 teachers, school administrators, and supporting staff in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia. Redeem using your school email.

Microsoft: Teachers, parents and students get Office 365 Education for FREE, and 10% off most Windows and Surface devices year-round.

National Geographic Geno 2.0: Teachers get $50 off on Geno 2.0 DNA kits for classroom use.

Osmo for Schools: Osmo is offering educators 50% off special Genius Kits and Teacher Guides to celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Month May 1-31, 2020.

Thriftbooks: Used classroom book sets are 20% off for teachers.


Discounts on items for home, phone, car & more National Educators Association members can save 20% on flowers and gift baskets.

Budget Truck Rental: Teachers get 20% off local moves and 15% off one-way moves with the discount code ‘TEACH’ year-round. Teachers and students get a 5% discount in addition to existing discounts on designer sunglasses.

E-Z Rent a Car: Teachers and students are eligible for a 10% discount. Click the Teacher box or use code ‘827B9’ in the store’s coupon page to redeem.

GE Appliances Store: National Educators Association members receive several discounts and free delivery on appliances costing more than $399.

GM Educator Discount: Current employees of a public school, private school, college or university can enjoy special pricing below MSRP on the purchase or lease of eligible, new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac vehicles.

Hertz Rent a Car: National Educators Association members can save 25% on rentals.

National Rent a Car: National Educators Association members save up to 20% on rentals.

T-Mobile: Save $100 on smartphones and tablets with a new-line activation.

Verizon Wireless: Teachers can save on wireless plans with Verizon’s unlimited plan for four or more lines.


Ann Taylor LOFT: Teachers save 15% off full-priced purchases on clothing, shoes, accessories and more.

Dagne Dover: Register to receive 20% off purchases on stylishly modern bags, totes, backpacks and accessories.

Draper James: Teachers get 30% off their entire purchase now through May 16.

Hanes: Get a 10% discount on, or, when you verify your educator status.

J. Crew: Educators and college students receive 15% off upon verification.

Karen Kane: Educators receive a 20% discount on fashionable, work-appropriate clothing.

TOMS: Teachers and students get a 10% off their purchase with SheerID verification.

Vineyard Vines: to receive their 15% teacher discount.

MyTour Fund is a free fundraising website available to all STA traveling educators and students.

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