Teacher Discounts: 90+ Stores Offering Discounts for Teachers & Educators
We all agree that improving how we educate our next generation is the factor in continuing to effectively compete in a global economy. Teachers sacrifice a lot to help our children succeed in life, whether that means staying up all night grading papers, or spending their own money on school supplies. In fact, recent studies have shown that most teachers spend about $500 out of their own pockets every year on supplies for their students.
That's a lot of money on a teacher's salary, but we're here to help. We compiled a list of more than 90 discounts for teachers -- at bookstores, retail chains, school supply outlets and more -- that can help cut down on their out-of-pocket expenses. Feel free to share this list with all the teachers and educators in your life!
- Barnes & Noble -- B&N Educator Program: 20% off list price & up to 25% off during Educator Appreciation Days. See our Barnes & Noble Coupons page for other savings.
- Book Warehouse -- Educators' Book Club: 15% discount.
- Books-a-Million -- 20% off for faculty (in-store only)
- Half Price Books -- Teacher & Librarian Discount Card: 10% off
Online School Supply & Teacher Discount Stores
- Academic Superstore -- Discounted classroom supplies. See our Academic Superstore Coupons page for other savings.
- Creative Teaching Press -- Sales on various products
- Discount School Supply -- Discounted classroom supplies. See our Discount School Supply Coupons page for other savings.
- ETA/Cuisenaire -- Outlet Store - up to 75% discount on classroom supplies
- Raymond Geddes -- Take 10% off any order with code WEB1 at checkout.
- Software Express -- Discounts of up to 75% from a variety of publishers, requires a teacher ID and email from the principal
- Teachers' Discount -- Discounted classroom supplies
- Teacher eBooks Now -- Features a "deal of the day," discounted downloadable e-books
- The Teacher Store at Scholastic.com -- Up to 50% off deals and sales
- TeacherStorehouse.com -- Gain credits toward future purchases, get 2% of all purchases made by people you refer to the site.
- ThinkEDU -- Teacher discounts on software, hardware, textbooks, Apple products and more. Get ThinkEDU coupons.
- Western Digital Store -- 20% off all products when you create an account with a school email address. Get Western Digital coupons.
Retail School Supply Discounts
- A.C. Moore -- Teacher Discount Program: mail in information to get discount card. Get A.C. Moore coupons
- Ben Franklin Crafts -- 10% off every Tuesday with teacher ID.
- Big Lots -- Teacher Appreciation Day on August 11, 2012. See our Big Lots Coupons page for more savings.
- The Container Store -- Organized Teacher Discount Program: 10% off. See our Container Store Coupons page for other savings.
- Crayola -- Gold Star Teacher program: Discounts from CrayolaStore.com & opportunities to test/provide feedback on new products & lesson plans. See our Crayola Coupons page for other savings.
- FedEx Office -- National Educators Discount Program: 15% off
- Home Depot -- Teachers pay no sales tax with tax exempt paperwork. Get Home Depot coupons. (in-store only)
- JoAnn Fabrics -- 15% off with Teacher Rewards membership. Get JoAnn Fabrics coupons
- Kmart --Various teacher-exclusive savings. See our Kmart Coupons page for other savings.
- Lakeshore Learning -- Teacher's Club Members can save 15% and monthly specials. Get Lakeshore Learning coupons.
- Lowe's -- Teacher's pay no sales tax with tax exempt paper work (in-store only). Get Lowes coupons
- Michael's -- 15% off with school ID. Get Michaels coupons
- MPM School Supplies: 10% off for teachers on their first purchase.
- Office Depot -- Star Teacher Program: 10% back in rewards on ink, toner, & paper; 1% back on almost everything else; 15% off copy & print orders. See our Office Depot Coupons page for other savings.
- Staples -- Teacher Rewards Program: 10% back in rewards on most purchases. See our Staples Coupons page for other savings.
- Aerosoles -- Members of the National Education Association can get 15% off with proof of membership. Get Aerosoles coupons.
- Ann Taylor Loft -- Loft Loves Teachers: 15% off. See our Loft Coupons page for other savings.
- Banana Republic -- 10% off with employee ID. See our Banana Republic Coupons page for other savings. (In-store only, *call store to confirm)
- Club Monaco -- 20% off for students (In-store only)
- Eddie Bauer -- 15% off on regular priced merchandise in-store with valid student ID. Get Eddie Bauer coupons.
- J. Crew -- valid at outlet locations as well: 15% off with employee ID. See our J. Crew Coupons page for other savings.(In-store only)
- NY & Co. -- 5% off with employee ID. See our NY & Co. Coupons page for other savings.(In-store only)
- The Limited -- 15% off with pay stub or teacher ID card. See our The Limited Coupons page for other savings.(In-store only)
Tech and Computer Discounts
- Adobe -- Heavy Discounts (25-75% off retail) via Adobe Teacher & Student Store. See our Adobe Coupons page for other savings.
- Apple Store -- 5-10% via Apple.com's Edu Store for Faculty, Staff, Students. See our Apple Store Coupons page for other savings.
- AT&T -- Usually around 19% off your monthly bill. Varies by educational institution - need to enter work/school email address for discount eligibility. Get AT&T coupons.
- Best Buy -- Will honor other manufacturer discounts; up to individual store. See our Best Buy Coupons page for other savings.(in-store only)
- Bose -- Educators Direct Group: special pricing for US Educators only on certain items; have to call the Customer Focused Development Team (1-800-353-4207). See our Bose Coupons page for other savings.
- Dell -- Dell University - savings vary by college (offer high school discounts too). See our Dell Coupons page for other savings.
- HP -- Up to 10% off via Academic Purchase Programs. See our HP Coupons for other savings.
- JourneyEd.com -- Faculty pricing - varies by school
- Lenovo -- 5% off. See our Lenovo Coupons page for other savings.
- PBS -- PBS Teachers program: sign up to receive 10% discount on next purchase at ShopPBS for Teachers
- PrintPal.com -- School sales & discounts: 10% discount on all orders over $100
- Sony -- Eye on Education Program: various pricing discounts, financing solutions, & trade-in programs. See our Sony Coupons page for other savings.
- Sprint -- Up to 18% off for teachers in participating schools.
- T-Mobile -- $60 off select smartphones and 20% off select accessories.
- Verizon -- Employee Discount Program: varies. See our Verizon Coupons page for other savings.
- Educators Bed & Breakfast Travel Network -- Members can get discounted travel at $40 per night for 2 people; Home Stays with other members of the EBBN
- Explorica -- Book trips & join Extra Rewards program: chance to attend an international teacher convention for free
- STA Travel -- Discounts vary
- Student Universe -- Discounted group airfares for students & faculty members (groups of 12+)
- Teachers Travel Web -- B&B and home exchange for members worldwide
- Vacations To Go -- Cruise discounts - vary by cruise line & availability
- Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Hotel -- Teacher/education staff discount - have to check rates & availability. See our Disney Coupons page for other savings.
- Magmall.com -- Educator Subscription Discounts: up to 50% off regular magazine subscription rates.
- National Geographic -- Teachers are eligible for discount on Geographic Project kits; Have to email info to receive additional info about discounts.
- Time Magazine for Kids -- School-wide volume discounts (from 10-99 to 300+)
- Marriott Hotels -- Discounts vary. Show your ID and say you're a local government employee.
- National Park Service -- Show a valid school ID to receive 15% off park purchases. This is not valid on park entry fees, camping fees or Smoky the Bear Petting Zoo fees.
- Marco Island Marriott -- Show a valid school ID to receive 20% off the lowest rate Sunday through Thursday.
- Jupiter Beach Resort -- Show a valid school ID to receive 20% off the lowest rate, plus 20% off spa treatments and 50% off valet parking.
- Art Institute of Chicago -- Free admission for Illinois teachers that have registered for the Educator Network.
- Boston Children's Museum -- Free admission for teachers with valid ID; discount at museum store
- Dallas Museum of Art -- Call the Member Services desk at 214-922-1247 to learn about discounted single-day tickets and annual memberships.
- Field Museum of Chicago -- Free admission for teachers with valid ID
- Graceland, TN -- Free tours for teachers with valid ID.
- Gulf Breeze Zoo in Florida -- Free admission for teachers with valid ID
- Izzit.org -- Free educational DVD to teachers grade 6-12 on their birthday.
- John Mable Ringling Museum of Art: A valid school ID will get you a discounted day pass.
- Kennedy Space Center -- Free Educator Study Pass to teachers from Florida and Georgia
- Mote Aquarium in Florida -- Present a recent pay stub at the admissions desk for one free ticket.
- My Corporate Logo -- 15% off custom logo design (code: bWNsMDAx)
- Museum of Science in Boston -- Register for the Teacher Partner Program to receive special benefits and discounts.
- NEA (National Education Association) -- Various NEA member benefits & discounts
- New England Aquarium -- Current teachers can get 10% off in the store and on family memberships.
- Regal Theaters -- in-theater only, *depends on theater, usually 25% off
- Replace My Contacts -- 5% off an order of $100 or more
- Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach, SC -- Free admission for teachers and half off for their guests with valid ID.
- Shedd Aquarium in Chicago -- Free general admission with teacher ID. On the Shedd Aquarium page that is hyperlinked here, scroll down to "Other Discounts" to find out more information.
- U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development -- Good Neighbor Next Door Program: up to 50% discount on the list price of homes
- PETCO -- Free aquarium for select teachers with application (PETCO only gives this aquarium to a set number of teachers each year). Get PETCO coupons.
- Pets in the Classroom -- Teachers of pre-K-8th grade students in both public and private schools can apply for a hassle free grant that will refund them the costs of having a small classroom pet (Up to $150).
- Pizza Hut -- 10%-20% off depending on the store with a teacher I.D. (in-store only)
- Schlotzsky's -- 10% off with school ID (in-store only)
- Visible Changes -- 10% off with school ID. Just show your ID the first time you get your hair cut there.
Of course there are many other stores that offer great deals and discounts, We've chosen some of our favorite and listed them below. If you want to find some free shipping coupons, or what deals they currently have - click on a link below or view all of our coupons.
Do you know of any additional discounts for teachers? Please comment below and we will add them to our list.
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