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30+ Teachers Appreciation Freebies

This year, Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6th-10th!  

Here are the best deals for teachers! 

Bruegger’s Bagels: The bagel restaurant celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week May 6-10 and is giving all teachers a free medium drip or iced coffee with any purchase and valid ID.

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen: From May 6 to 10, teachers dining in can get a free appetizer with the purchase of an adult entrée. No coupon is needed.

ChipotleTeachers, faculty and other school staff with a valid school ID can take advantage of a buy-one-get-one free offer from 3 p.m. to close Tuesday, May 7. The deal is on burritos, bowls, salads and orders of tacos and for in-restaurant orders only and available for educators at all levels.

Cicis: Teachers and school staff get a free adult buffet Tuesday for National Teacher Appreciation Day with a valid school ID and a coupon.

Duffy's Sports GrillTeachers get a $10 MVP Bonus loaded directly onto their MVP accounts during Teachers Appreciation Week May 6-10 when they show their faculty ID badge. Sign up for the MVP program at www.duffysmvp.com/mvp.

Giordano’s: From May 6 to 9, Giordano’s is offering 20% off any order with the code 656-263-214. The offer is dine-in and online and for both nurses and teachers.

The Greene Turtle: Teachers get a free $14 meal Tuesday with a valid school ID. Dine-in only.

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria: Teachers get a 15% discount May 6-10 with their ID on dine-in and takeout orders. Not valid in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Also, through May 10, nominate a teacher to win a pizza party atwww.grimaldispizzeria.com/teachers. Winning teachers will be announced May 31.

Hopdoddy Burger BarTeachers get a free small shake Tuesday, May 7 when they show their school ID.

Luna GrillAll teachers get 20% off any order with school ID May 6-11.

McAlister’s DeliTeachers get a free McAlister’s Deli Sweet Tea during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 6-10 with a valid school ID.

Metro DinerFrom Monday through Friday, May 10, teachers and school faculty members get 20% off their check.

MOD Pizza: On Tuesday, teachers get a buy-one-get-one free deal on MOD-size pizza or salads with their school IDs on in-store orders.

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & ShakesTeachers text TEACH to 97455 and get a coupon for a free burger with purchase of fries and a drink or shake to redeem on Wednesday, May 8. School ID must be presented at ordering for this dine-in offer.

Pluckers Wing Bar: Teachers get a free appetizer and half-price glasses of wine Friday, May 10.

Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers: From 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, teachers and faculty get one free Box Combo when they present current school IDs.

Roy Rogers RestaurantsTeachers with a valid teacher ID get a free milkshake or dessert with any purchase May 6-10.

Scooter’s CoffeeTeachers and nurses get half off any drink May 6 when they show proof.

Slim Chickens: With valid school IDs Tuesday, students and teachers get a 20% discount and a free cookie with dine-in and drive-thru orders.

Sonic Drive-In: This Teacher Appreciation Month deal is for teachers and “those who appreciate them as much as Sonic does,” the fast-food chain says. From May 7-31, get a free Route 44 drink or slush with purchase when ordering on the restaurant’s appwith promo code TEACHERS. Download the app at www.sonicdrivein.com/app.

1. A.C. Moore

Get a 15% off your entire purchase discount by presenting any of the following credentials at checkout: state-issued photo ID, school ID, home school affidavit, or IHIP approval letter from the school district or your state, homeschooling certificate, or state-issued preschool/daycare facility certificate/license. Contact your store for more details about the program.

2. Adobe Creative Cloud for Education

Score over 60% off Creative Cloud All Apps. Creative Cloud is a membership that gives you access to Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, Adobe XD, and over 20 more apps designed to help your ideas come to life! Visit Adobe.com for more details.


3. Apple

Faculty, staff, and homeschool teachers of all grade levels – you can snag Apple’s Education Pricing on Mac computers and iPads! See the full Education Institution Discount Price List here.

4. Banana Republic

Take an extra 15% off your full-price Banana Republic purchase when you present a valid teacher ID. Note that this offer is valid in-store only with proof.


5. Barnes & Noble

Sign up for the free Barnes & Noble Educator Program and get 20% off the list price of most hardcover and paperback books, toys, games, music, movies, and more for use in the classroom!

Plus, you can save 25% off the publisher’s list price during Educator Appreciation Days, as well as 10% off Barnes & Noble Café treats, and a free tall, brewed Starbucks coffee from the B&N Café.

6. Basecamp

So long as you’re a teacher at a K-12 school or university and agree to use Basecamp only for classroom work, you can sign up for a free 30-day trial. Basecamp organizes all of your projects and internal communication in one place, making it create to-do lists, assign tasks, set due dates, and more – all so you can see what needs to be done, where to find things, and what’s going on.

7. Ben Franklin Crafts & Frame Shop

Receive a 10% discount off of classroom materials at Ben Franklin Crafts & Frame Shops. Just show proof of certification/school identification to be eligible for the benefit.


8. Books-A-Million

The Books-A-Million Educator’s Discount Program is a discount card program free to all K-12 educators, librarians, and homeschoolers, so you get a 20% discount on most classroom items (please note that substitute teachers, student teachers, and University Professors are not eligible). The Educator’s Discount Card can also be used to receive free shipping on applicable online purchases.

9. Cell Phone Carriers

Verizon WirelessSprintT-Mobile, and AT&T all offer discounts if you’re a teacher! You may need to check with your school to see if you’re eligible. Call your local store for more details.


10. Cole Haan

Score 15% off full-price AND sale items with a valid .edu email address and Cole Haan account. Visit the Cole Haan website for more details.

11. The Container Store

Get The Container Store special discounts throughout the year to help organize your classroom. Their Organized Teacher Program offers you 10% off every day, but note that the program is ending December 31st, 2019.


12. Costco

Purchase Costco Membership Activation Certificates to join Costco as a new member, and receive over $60 in savings! You must enter your information to validate your status and redeem this special offer. (This offer is not valid for renewal of an existing Costco membership.) Membership Activation Certificates are offered online only and are not available for purchase at Costco locations.

13. Crayola Experience

For a limited time, receive free admission to Crayola Experience in Orlando, FL, every day with a valid school ID or a recent pay stub and a driver’s license at the admissions counter. Plus, immediate family members receive 25% off general admission!


14. GM Educator Discount Program

Looking for a new car? GM offers a special discount just for educators, but did you know that you can use it in addition to most of their other offers and incentives? Visit the GM Educator Discount website for more details.

15. Half Price Books

As part of their commitment to literacy, Half Price Books has an Educator Discount Card, so you can save 10%in-store all year round. Just bring in a valid ID or proof of current employment, such as a pay stub or employee ID card.


16. Hanes & Affiliates

Save an additional 10% off at Hanes.com, Champion.com, OneHanesPlace.com, and JustMySIze.com. Visit the teacher website and verify your Teacher ID to get a unique promo code (limit one coupon code per order).

*Cannot be combined with other promotional offers. $10 maximum discount allowed per order.

17. Insurance Companies

Because Farmers InsuranceLiberty Mutualesurance, and Horace Mann all offer special pricing for educators, call your insurance agent to find out if you’re eligible for any discounts!


18. J. Crew

Score a 15% discount at J. Crew when you shop in-store and show a valid school ID at checkout.

19. JoAnn Fabrics

Sign up for a free discount card to save 15% off every in-store and online purchase (exclusions apply).

Eligibility applies to currently state certified, credentialed or licensed teachers at any K-12 public, private or parochial school or higher education learning institution, authorized home school teachers with current documentation or proof of membership in an official home school organization, and current credential, license or certified childcare providers.


20. Lakeshore Learning

Join the Lakeshore Learning Teacher’s Club and receive 15% off on hundreds of classroom items every day. Plus, get special offers every month and low prices on self-serve lamination just for signing up!


If you’re a teacher from California or Florida, LEGOLAND Florida Resort, The Coca-Cola Orlando Eye, Madame Tussauds Orlando, and SEA LIFE Orlando are offering Florida teachers for grades PreK-12 one year of Free admission with a Florida Teacher Pass.

Be sure to check the respective websites for details and restrictions as the programs are a little different between states.


22. LOFT

LOFT offers 15% off full-price purchases, as well as special sweepstakes, grants, and teacher appreciation nights when you subscribe to the LOFT Loves Teachers email list.

23. McAlister’s Deli

Visit your local McAlister’s Deli for free McAlister’s Deli Sweet Tea with a valid teacher ID during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 6th-10th!

Know a teacher who could use a little recognition? Now through April 21st, customers can celebrate the special teachers in their community by nominating them in the McAlister’s Deli “McAlister’s Loves Teachers” contest.

Three amazing teachers will be selected to receive a $1,000 prize and a catered classroom treat – plus many more teachers across the country will be recognized locally with great prizes from gift cards to free meals.Head here and submit an entry to nominate a teacher!


24. Michaels

Save an additional 15% off your entire in-store purchase every day with valid educator ID – including sale items (some exclusions do apply). See your store associate for more details.

25. Office Depot/OfficeMax

While Office Depot/Office Max doesn’t offer a general discount to teachers, they do offer 5% back to schools on qualifying school supply purchases through their Give Back to Schools program.

Simply make a purchase of qualifying school supplies and provide your school ID at checkout, and your designated school will receive 5% back in credits for free supplies!

Plus, Rewards members get 2% back in rewards on everything, members-only savings, and more.


26. Saucony

Sign up for Saucony’s VIP program and get 20% off your first apparel purchase, first access to new products & exclusive offers, a special birthday gift, news about local events, and a chance to win free shoes every month.Sign up on Saucony.com.

27. Sea World

If you’re a teacher from a participating school district, you can receive a complimentary pass to SeaWorld Orlando, San Antonio or San Diego to learn how to incorporate marine science education into your curriculum. Click on the location nearest you for registration details and deadlines.

28. Sesame Place

While the 2019 enrollment period has passed, K-12 teachers from PA, NY, NJ & DE can register for a free Sesame Place Unlimited Admission Teacher Pass during select times of the year. Just fill out the registration form, print your voucher, and then present the voucher along with your teaching certificate and a valid photo ID at Sesame Place to get your free admission pass.

Sign up for Sesame Place emails to be notified of the next registration period.


29. Tommy Hilfiger

Receive 15% off your entire purchase! Simply add your favorite items to the cart. Then, during the checkout process, select “teacher discount.” This will then prompt you to verify your status. Once you are approved, your discount will automatically be applied to your cart total.

30. West Elm

West Elm offers 15% off to all teachers, and faculty, year round, with a valid college or university ID. Just visitWestelm.com and fill out the form to receive your discount.