We know being a teacher is hard, but it has its perks, too! Many retailers offer teachers
a generous discount, just for being a teacher, all year round. We know you already
s-t-r-e-t-c-h your dollars as far as they can go in the classroom, but what about outside the classroom as well? Read on to start saving on everything from clothing, craft supplies, books, and much more!
All offers featured here have been verified with the retailer, and are available year-round, nationwide (unless otherwise noted). We still recommend you check with your local store before purchasing to ensure participation and to review their requirements for eligibility. Most offers require a school ID or pay stub.
Do you know of any more great educator discounts? Please share!
Banana Republic offers 15% off regular-priced merchandise for all teachers. The discount is valid in stores only with a valid teacher ID or current pay stub.
All teachers receive 15% off any in-store purchase with ID at J. Crew. Read more
Save 15% on full-price purchases at J Jill; in stores only with a valid teacher’s ID. Read more
Sign up for “Loft Loves Teachers” and save 15% off in-store purchases
Show your school ID to save 15% off every in-store purchase at The Limited! Read more
New York & Co.
NY & Co. wants teachers to look their best! Sign up to save 15% on in-store purchases with ID.
Be sure to check with your favorite retailer for a Teacher Appreciation Day/Week. Many host a special promotion (typically in spring or summer) where teachers (and sometimes students) save up to 25%. Past participants include Gap, Old Navy, Talbots, Spiegel, and others.
Barnes & Noble
Save 20% everyday, and up to 25% during Educator Appreciation Days at Barnes & Noble. Read more
The Educator card saves teacher 20% in-store and 10% online. Also look for Books-a-Million’s Educator Week (usually in April and October), where teachers receive 25% off everything for the classroom.
Sign up for the Classroom Discount Card to save 25% off purchases for classroom use.
Sign up for a teacher discount card to save 10% on all A.C. Moore purchases.
Ben Franklin Crafts
Ben Franklin stores are individually owned and operated, so check with your local store for a teacher discount. No teacher discount is available online.
Teachers & PEAH (Parents Educating at Home) receive a 10% discount when they present their Red Apple Card. Read more
Hobby Lobby offers a 10% discount to schools, churches and other non-profit organizations. (Merchandise must be charged to the organization or paid for by check with the name of the organization printed on the face of the check.) Also sign up to receive information about weekly specials or coupons.
JoAnn offers the Teacher Rewards Discount Card, saving teachers and home school educators 15% off every purchase, plus bonus 20% off coupons. Read more
Michaels offers teachers a discount every Friday, and they will match any competitor’s loyalty program (to a maximum of 20% off) as well. An unexpired teacher’s card must be presented at time of purchase to receive the discount. You can also receive additional discounts and offers if you sign up to become a member.
Entertainment & Attractions
Be sure to check with any attractions, museums, or zoos you plan to visit. Many offer discounts on either entrance fees or at the gift shop!
AFT (American Federation of Teachers)
Your AFT membership grants you many discounts and benefits. Read more
Look for Teacher Appreciation Day in August to save 10% on purchases. Plus, sign up for the Buzz Club Rewards Card for exclusive savings up to 20%.
Sign up for a teacher discount card at the Container Store to save 15% on all purchases in-store, online or by phone!
NEA (National Education Association)
Member benefits include discounts at Jenny Craig, Target, JC Penney, Best Buy, car rentals, Costco membership, and more. Read more
School & Office Supplies
FedEx Office (formerly Kinko’s)
Participating FedEx Office stores offers teachers and staff 15% off most products and services. Read more
Join the My Star Teacher program for 10% off ink, toner and paper; 15% off copy and print services; plus other rewards. Read more
Joining MaxPerks nets teachers a $10 reward for every $75 qualifying purchase.
Sign up to join PBS Teachers. Not only do you save 10% at ShopPBS, but you also have access to PBS resources and content.
Join Staples Rewards (not just for teachers) to earn 10% back on ink, toner, paper and Copy & Print purchases; call for volume discounts; and be sure to check the dates for Teacher Appreciation Day.
*Don’t forget to ask about special discounts at your local school supply store. Most offer a standing discount or rewards/loyalty program for teachers, as well as various seasonal promotions.
Electronics & Software
Adobe offers incredible savings (up to 80% off!) on student and teacher editions of its popular software programs. Read more
Apple offers teachers and students special education pricing. Read more
AT&T offers teachers up to 15% on qualified wireless services. Read more
Special pricing is available for educators at Bose. Read more
Exclusive savings for teachers, staff and students with the Dell Member Purchase Program. Read more (Visit the store)
The HP Academy offers teachers and students exclusive savings and discounted purchases. Join here
Microsoft offers special student and teacher editions of its software programs. Find out how educators can save on Microsoft software.
Various discounts or offers apply at the Sony Education Store.
Do you know of any more great educator discounts? Please share below!
*Please note: National School Products has no affiliation with the retailers listed above. This list is for information purposes only. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of this list. Please contact the retailer for questions about their discount policy.