Whether you’re a student looking to get a special token of gratitude for your favorite educator or a teacher hoping to score a discount, there are plenty of deals to be had on and around Teacher Appreciation Week 2018, May 7-11, with extra deals on Teacher Appreciation Day on May 8.
Here are more than 50 ways to save on gifts for teachers.
Teacher Appreciation Week Discounts, Deals and Coupons for Educators
Teacher Appreciation Week gives teachers a huge variety of options for saving on all kinds of purchases.
- A.C. Moore: Teachers can save 15 percent on crafting supplies every time they shop at A.C. Moore with a valid ID.
- Adobe: Teachers and students don’t need a coupon code to take 60 percent off a Creative Cloud purchase.
- Apple: College students and faculty, staff and home-school teachers of all grade levels qualify for special pricing on Apple products year-round.
- AT&T: Employees and students at certain colleges and universities are eligible for AT&T’s Signature Program, which offers savings on qualified AT&T wireless service.
- Avis: Teachers can save 25 percent on car rentals when making a reservation with Avis Worldwide Discount number D134120.
- Banana Republic: Students and teachers with valid ID can take 15 percent off full-priced in-store purchases.
- Barnes & Noble: Receive 25 percent off during Educator Appreciation Days, and 20 percent off year-round.
- Bonobos: College and K-12 teachers can get a 15 percent discount when they verify with Bonobos through SheerID.
- Bose: Educators can receive up to 15 percent off of Bose products, including headphones and speakers, through the company’s “Educators’ Program.” Savings are available only by phone.
- Budget: Teachers can enjoy savings of up to 25 percent off Budget base rates when renting a vehicle from a participating location in the contiguous U.S. and Canada. To receive the discount, use Budget Customer Discount number Z408915.
- Caesars Palace: Teachers are one of the groups to receive 10 percent off when staying at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
- Costco: U.S. teachers who sign up for a new membership online will receive over $60 in exclusive savings.
- GelPro: The spirit of teacher appreciation gets educators 25 percent off online purchases of GelPro floor mats.
- GMC Vehicles: The GM Educator Discount gives current employees of a public school, private school, college or university special pricing below MSRP on the purchase or lease of eligible new Chevrolet, Buick or GMC vehicles.
- Hanes: Teachers and retired educators can save 10 percent on purchases from Hanes.com, Champion.com, OneHanesPlace.com and JustMySize.com.
- J. Crew: Students and teachers save 15 percent on in-store purchases. No coupon code necessary.
- Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store: Join Jo-Ann Teacher Rewards and save 15 percent on purchases every day both in-store and online.
- Karen Kane: After a short verification process, students and teachers can take 20 percent off all purchases any time.
- Kayla Itsines: Teachers are among the select groups that are eligible for discounts on exercise membership purchases.
- Lakeshore Learning: Teacher’s Club members can take 15 percent off hundreds of in-store items, plus special offers every month.
- Lenovo: Teachers, professors, school administrators and college students can receive 10 percent off “Think” products and 5 percent off “Idea” products when shopping online.
- LOFT: Sign up for the “LOFT Loves Teachers” discount program to receive access to special discounts, including 15 percent off all full-priced purchases, exclusive sweepstakes, access to $50,000 in grants, seasonal style guides and teacher appreciation nights.
- Madewell: U.S. teachers receive an exclusive 15 percent discount on in-store purchases with a valid teacher ID at checkout.
- Michael’s: Receive 15 percent off purchases. Valid in-store only.
- Microsoft: Educators can get Microsoft Office 365 for free by using a valid school email address to fill out an online form. Teachers can also get 10 percent off Windows devices when shopping online.
- Old Navy: Old Navy hasn’t announced any teacher deals yet, but last year the retailer offered 20 percent off to educators during Teacher Appreciation Week.
- Party City: School employees receive 10 to 20 percent off their purchases made in-store or by phone at Party City. Purchases must be for school use.
- Roxy: Teachers are among the select occupations that can take 15 percent off all Roxy orders.
- SeaWorld: All active K-12 teachers in California and Arizona are eligible for a Teacher Fun Card, which includes two free single-day tickets that are good for entry through Dec. 31.
- Sprint: Teachers, administrators and other school employees can receive special discounts on Sprint products and services through the Sprint Works Program.
- Summitsoft: Teachers save 50 percent on all products.
- The Container Store: Sign up for the free Organized Teacher program to get special discounts all year.
- The Mine: Teachers can save 10 percent on furniture orders site-wide with valid teacher ID.
- T-Mobile: U.S. college students and staff can receive $100 off a smartphone or tablet when they activate a new line. The offer is only available by phone.
- West Elm: Get 15 percent off your West Elm online purchase when you sign up with a “.edu” email address.
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Flowers, Chocolates and Gifts
You can’t go wrong with traditional gifts like chocolates and flowers during Teacher Appreciation Week.
- 1-800-Flowers.com: Use coupon code SEM15 to take 15 percent off flowers and gifts through Dec. 31.
- FromYouFlowers.com: Save $10 on select arrangements when you shop online now.
- Lindt: Right now at Lindt, you’ll get one free chocolate bar when you buy four.
- ProFlowers: You don’t need a coupon code to get select floral arrangements for only $19.99.
- Vosges Chocolates: Get $15 for every friend you refer. You’ll receive the discount when your friend makes an order of $50 or more.
Discount Food and Drink for Teacher Appreciation Week
Molding young minds is exhausting, hunger-inducing work. These Teacher Appreciation Week restaurant deals, discounts and free food promotions can help teachers satisfy their cravings.
- Applebee’s: Last year, Applebee’s offered teachers 30 percent off meals during Teacher Appreciation Week. Keep an eye out for a similar discount this year.
- Chick-fil-A: Teachers with a valid school ID can visit select locations to get a free chicken sandwich on May 8 from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Valid only at participating restaurants.
- Chipotle: All educators can buy one, get one free on all burritos, bowls, salads or tacos on May 8 from 3 p.m. to close in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Day. Like Chick-fil-A’s offer, available only at participating locations.
- Mazzio’s: Use this restaurant coupon to enjoy the endless lunch buffet and salad bar for $6.99 through June 30.
- Medieval Times: Teachers receive 50 percent off the cost of an adult ticket for the Medieval Times dinner and tournament show with the code TEACH18. Tickets must be booked by phone or at the box office to receive the discount.
- Pizza Hut: Create your own large two-topping pizza for just $7.99.
- Red Robin: You don’t need a coupon code to get appetizers starting at $5.
- Salata: Salata is offering teachers and school faculty a buy-one-get-one-free offer on any size salad or wrap on May 8. Available only at participating locations.
- Sonic: Slurp down shakes, floats or ice cream slushes for 50 percent off after 8 p.m.
Beauty, Luxury and Cosmetics
Your favorite teacher deserves to be pampered, but that doesn’t mean you have to pay top dollar. These stores and websites are offering deals that any educator will love.
- Bath and Body Works: Current top offers include hand soaps at five for $23 and wallflower fragrance refills at five for $18.
- Bed, Bath and Beyond: Take 20 percent off any one purchase online or in stores when you sign up for the email list.
- Sephora: Save up to 50 percent on some of Sephora’s best-sellers during the Big Beauty Sale, both in stores and online.
If you have an education, you have a teacher to thank. And if you’re an educator, you deserve a week of gratitude and celebration, and that’s exactly what Teacher Appreciation Week is all about. Get your favorite educator a gift to show your appreciation or, if you’re a teacher, treat yourself. Either way, make sure you don’t pay full price.