For the 2013 Teacher Appreciation round-up, click here.
Many businesses are showing their deep appreciation for all that teachers do, by offering special freebies this week! Here are some of our top picks:
Ann Taylor Loft
Through May 10, 2012, teachers receive 25% off their regular priced purchase at Ann Taylor Loft. Just print this coupon and show your teacher ID to get your discount.
Many locations in Northern Virginia are offering free chicken biscuits (during breakfast hours) and free chicken sandwiches (during lunch and dinner hours) to teachers and school administrators. (Must be present and show school K-12 ID.) Some participating stores include Chick-fil-A at George Washington in Ashburn and Chick-fil-A at Landmark Mall.
Today (5/7) through Friday (5/11), teachers will receive 20% off the brands they purchase most like Crayola, BusyKids and Elmer’s. To qualify for the discount, teachers must present current teacher identification along with state-issued photo identification upon checkout. Throughout the year, teachers enrolled in the program receive 15% off their total purchases. Some exclusions do apply.
McDonald’s in the DC Metro Area
Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Tweet the school you’re at & the grade and subject you teach to get a coupon for a free McCafé. For those of you who are scared of Twitter, it’s really easy to do! Just copy and paste this tweet: @McDonalds_DMV I teach (insert grade level) at (insert school name).
Office Max offers specials deals for teachers, including a free apple tote with the purchase of any 2 Scotch or Post-It products.
And, many businesses offer teacher discounts all year-round. Many of these companies include homeschool parents in the educator category, so be sure to look into these programs if you’re a homeschooler! Here is a more comprehensive list of those discounts – please let me know if I missed any.
Beginning March 2012, you no longer need a Teacher’s Discount Card. To receive your discount, simply present your A.C. Moore Rewards Card along with one of the following credentials at checkout: Teacher Union Card, State Issued Teaching Certificate, Home School Affidavit or IHIP approval letter from School District or your state, Home Schooling Certificate, or State Issued Preschool/Daycare Facility Certificate/License.
Adobe Education Store
Save up to 80% on Adobe products if you are a student or for personal use by teachers, administrators, and school staff on their personally owned computers.
Enjoy 15% OFF footwear items priced $39.99 or higher. Simply present your teacher ID or a pay-stub in one of their stores, or call 800-798-9478, to place your order.
Apple offers special education pricing on Apple computers, software and select third party products to college students, parents buying for a college student, or teachers, homeschool teachers, administrators and staff of all grade levels. Students who have been accepted to college are also eligible.
Barnes & Noble
All year-round, save 20% off the publisher’s list price on all purchases for classroom use, get up to 25% off the publisher’s list price during Educator Appreciation Days (next event is in October), and receive valuable email offers and information on special Educator events.
The Container Store
They offer educators special discounts throughout the year to help organize your classroom! Just complete the form to receive your first offer, redeemable in-store, online or by phone. Program ends December 31, 2012.
Teachers & PEAH (Parents Educating at Home) receive a 10% discount when they present their Red Apple Card. This discount cannot be combined with any other discount cards programs or used to purchase gift cards. You can obtain a Red Apple card at any Hancock Fabrics store. To obtain a card you must present a copy of your most recent paystub from the school or PEAH members must present documentation from the state for teaching status or your PEAH card. The cards must be signed by the teacher. This discount is only available in stores, it is not available at HancockFabrics.com.
HP Home and Office
Sign up for their exclusive educator discounts on HP’s most popular products.
All teachers receive 15% off any in-store purchase with a valid school ID. This applies to full-price items only.
All teachers receive 15% off their in-store purchase with valid school ID. Some exclusions apply – please see store associate for details.
New York & Company
Sign up for their Teacher Rewards program and receive 20% off your next purchase – then, you’ll receive 15% off in-stores year-round.
Teachers receive 10% back on ink, toner, and paper and 15% instant discount on copy and print services.