46 Teacher Appreciation Week 2020 Freebies and Deals

Celebrate educators with Teachers Day 2020 discounts and more.

Teacher Appreciation Week is the perfect time for students and parents to reward their favorite educators — or teachers to treat themselves to something special. This year’s Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4-8, with extra deals available on Teacher Appreciation Day, which is May 5. Keep reading to find 46 deals and freebies that can make Teacher Appreciation Week extra special.

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Teacher Appreciation Week 2020 Freebies, Discounts, Deals and Coupons

Teacher Appreciation Week is a good time for teachers (and their students) to cash in on all kinds of ongoing deals. Here are some ways you can save money:

  • Adobe: Teachers and students can take 60% off an Adobe Creative Cloud purchase without needing a special coupon.
  • Apple: The maker of iPhones and iPads offers special pricing on Apple products year-round to current and newly accepted college students and their parents, as well as faculty, staff, and homeschool teachers of all grade levels.
  • 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 services.
  • Avis: Teachers can save 25% on car rentals when making a reservation with Avis Worldwide discount number D134120.
  • Barnes & Noble: The bookstore chain lets teachers get 25% off during Educator Appreciation Days and 20% off year-round.
  • Bonobos: Teachers can get a 20% discount when they verify with Bonobos through SheerID.
  • Bose: Educators can receive discounts on 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% 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 Entertainments: Teachers are among those who can receive 10% off when staying at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and other Caesars Entertainment properties.
  • Cole Haan: You can apply a 15% discount to Cole Haan shoes when you create a Cole Haan account with a valid “.edu” address.
  • Costco: U.S. teachers who sign up for a new membership online will receive more than $60 in exclusive savings.
  • Dagne Dover: Teachers can enjoy 20% off of their Dagne Dover purchases by filling out a simple form.
  • GelPro: Teachers can get 25% off online purchases of GelPro floor mats.
  • GM Vehicles: The GM Educator Discount gives employees of public and private schools, colleges and universities special pricing below MSRP on the purchase or lease of an eligible new Chevrolet, Buick or GMC vehicle.
  • Hanes: Teachers and retired educators can save 10% on purchases from Hanes.com, Champion.com, OneHanesPlace.com and JustMySize.com.
  • J. Crew: Students and teachers save 15% on online purchases.
  • Joann Fabric and Craft Store: Join the Joann Teacher Rewards program and save 15% on purchases every day both in-store and online.
  • Karen Kane: After a short verification process, students and teachers can take 20% off all purchases at any time.
  • Kayla Itsines: Teachers are among the select groups eligible for discounts on exercise membership purchases.
  • Lakeshore Learning MaterialsTeacher’s Club members can take 15% off hundreds of in-store items, plus special offers every month.
  • Leesa: Get a good night’s sleep with a 15% discount on Leesa mattresses.
  • Lenovo: Teachers, professors, school administrators and college students can receive 5% off desktops and laptops when shopping online.
  • LOFT: Sign up for the LOFT’s teacher discount program to receive access to special discounts, including 15% off all full-priced, in-store purchases.
  • Madewell: U.S. teachers receive an exclusive 15% discount on online purchases after a short verification process.
  • Michaels: Throughout the year, receive 15% off online and in-store purchases, including sale items.
  • Microsoft: Educators can score Microsoft Office 365 for free by using a valid school email address to fill out an online form.
  • Party City: Schools fall among the organizations that can receive discounts from Party City — up to 20% off — provided the teacher has an official letter signed off by the school.
  • Rothy’s: Comfortable shoes are essential for every teacher, and Rothy’s offers 20% off stylish flats and more.
  • Roxy: Teachers are among the select groups that can take 15% off all Roxy orders.
  • SeaWorld: All active teachers in Southern 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 Perks for Education program.
  • Summitsoft: Teachers save 50% on all products.
  • The Container Store: Sign up for the free Organized Teacher program to get special discounts through Dec. 31.
  • Toms: Get a 10% discount on Toms shoes.
  • Verizon: Education employees can save money on their monthly plans through Verizon’s discount program for teachers.

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Flowers, Chocolates and Gifts Deals for Teacher Appreciation Week

You can’t go wrong with discounts on traditional gifts such as chocolates and flowers during Teacher Appreciation Week. Here are a few ideas:

Teacher Appreciation Week Deals and Freebies on Food and Drink

Molding young minds is exhausting, hunger-inducing work. For Teacher Appreciation Week 2020, teachers looking to satisfy their cravings can choose from several restaurant deals, discounts and freebies. Here’s what to keep an eye out for:

  • Edible Arrangements: Save up to $20 on the So Very Thankful Swizzle Trio of different fruits and berries dipped in chocolate.
  • Food Lion: The grocery store chain typically offers a 5% discount for teachers on Teacher Appreciation Day.
  • Pizza Hut: You can earn free pizza and breadsticks by joining the Hut Rewards program. Keep an eye out for a special birthday surprise, too.
  • Red Robin: For Red Robin Teacher Appreciation Day 2020, teachers who sign up for the Red Robin Royalty program can expect year-round deals on burgers, including a free birthday burger.
  • Sonic: Drinks and slushes are on sale at Sonic for 50% off from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. daily or whenever you order from the Sonic app.

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Teacher Appreciation Week Deals on 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 offer deals that save you money:

  • Bath and Body WorksCurrent top offers include hand soaps at six for $26 and buy-three-get-two-free on select body care products.
  • Bed, Bath and Beyond: Take 20% off any one purchase online or in stores when you sign up for the email list.
  • Sephora: Save up on some of Sephora’s best sellers via its weekly sales.

If you have an education, you have a teacher to thank. And if you’re an educator, you deserve a week of teacher appreciation deals. Get your favorite teacher a gift to show your appreciation or, if you’re a teacher, treat yourself. Either way, make sure you don’t pay full price.

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This article has been updated with additional reporting since its original publication. Deals and offers are subject to change.

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