With most schools closed and many teachers creating virtual classes from home, it’s important to show how much we appreciate our educators. National Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2 through 6, with National Teacher Appreciation Day on Tuesday, May 3, and retailers are stepping up to offer teachers exclusive deals and freebies. Check back as we update this list as more offers are announced!
Check out our list of over 50 stores that offer exclusive discounts to teachers.
National Teacher Appreciation Day and Week Freebies and Deals
Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant
On Tuesday May 3, Abuelo’s is offering teachers and school staff members 20% off their entire check. They must show a valid teaching/school I.D. to receive offer.
Teachers (and students) can get over 60% off on Adobe products, all year long.
Teacher can eat free or lunch or dinner during Applebee’s teacher Appreciation Day! Please note that only select locations are participating.
Barnes & Noble
Take part in the B&N Educators program to receive 20% off the publisher’s list price on all purchases for the classroom and 10% off of cafe purchases. Bonus: On Educator Appreciation Days, you’ll get up to 25% off.
Teachers can enjoy breakfast or lunch with 20% off catering orders for pickup or delivery from May 7-11.
Budget Truck Rental
Receive 20% off on local moves and 15% off on one-way moves, any day of the week! To redeem this offer apply discount code TEACH.
Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings is thanking teachers and school staff by offering 20% off orders at participating sports bars during national Teacher Appreciation Week. The deal is available for dine-in or takeout with a valid student ID, limited to one offer redemption per order, per visit.
Carson Dellosa Education
For Teacher Appreciation Week 2022, Carson Dellosa Education is excited to offer 30% off sitewide using code THANKYOU from May 1-8. Perfect for stocking up on classroom décor and supplemental curriculum materials!
Einstein Bros. Bagels
Einstein Bros Bagels is offering a 20% off e-gift card deal May 2 to May 6 so you can treat your favorite teacher during Teacher Appreciation Week. Shaping the future is not an easy task, show the teacher in your life you appreciate their hard work with a discount on all the best breakfast items, such as fresh-baked bagels and delicious, cream cheese shmear, a variety of hearty egg sandwiches to serve any craving, twice-baked hashbrowns and fresh-brewed coffees.
National optical retailer Eyemart Express is recognizing teachers with a 20% savings on all prescription eyewear along with 2,000 frames, lens upgrades and accessories. The offer also extends to school administrators and school district employees such as janitors, counselors and bus drivers. Simply present a valid school ID badge to take advantage of these savings. Eyemart Express offers this discount all year. Additional details can be found here.
Great American Cookies
The home of the original Cookie Cake, and sister brand, Marble Slab Creamery, the imaginative small-batch ice cream shop, are delivering a sweet treat to teachers at participating locations. Starting May 2 through May 6, teachers can redeem a delicious offer at Great American Cookies, a free Original Chocolate Chip Cookie with any purchase.
This timeless, all-American burger brand, is serving up free shake with any purchase with valid identification, in-store only from May 4 to May 10.
Marble Slab Creamery
They are offering a a buy one, get one deal for free small ice cream. This offer require customers to show valid identification and are in-store only.
Get 15% off your entire purchase, including sale items, when you use your Michaels Rewards account to check out. Offer is available in-store and online and must show a valid educator ID or complete the educator verification process through the rewards program.
To say enormous thanks to all teachers around the world who have fought hard to keep students engaged and interested in learning a wide range of subjects and disciplines throughout the past two years, MyYogaTeacher offers a special 60% off the first month of all of its subscriptions, in honor of National Teacher Appreciation Week). To receive the 60% discount, students must purchase a new subscription between May 1-7, 2022 using the code TEACHERSLOVE. Subscriptions can be canceled at any time.
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week this year, May 2-6, Panda Express wants to help you honor the educators who make a difference in students’ lives every day. This week only, you can show appreciation for your teachers by giving them a Panda Express gift card to enjoy American Chinese classics – and when you purchase a $30 gift card online, you’ll also receive a free bowl to enjoy for yourself!
To celebrate Teachers and Nurses Appreciation Week, PDQ is offering $1 off each boxed lunch purchased when you purchase 10 or more from May 1-15. This deal is available online when purchasing through the PDQ catering site.
There’s more! PDQ is also offering a free meal (3-piece tender, 8-piece nugget or any sandwich or salad) to moms with the purchase of any kids or adult meal on Sunday, May 8. This offer is available at all locations in-store and online using code MOM.
In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, Pieology is showing its special appreciation for teachers and nurses with 20% off for in-restaurant guests at limited participating locations from May 1-6. Customers just need to show proof of being a teacher (or nurse) to receive 20% off any custom pizza or salad. Premium crusts and toppings are an additional charge, the special discount cannot be combined with other promos and the deal is limited to one per person.
Last year, Pinkberry offered 50% any size swirl! The offer was valid for one per person per visit with valid badge or ID. Hopefully they offer this deal in 2022!
Potbelly Sandwich Shop: Teachers can get a free cookie or free regular-sized fountain drink with the purchase of an entree when they show a teacher ID.
Last year, they gave teachers a free burger or chicken sandwich at participating locations with their school ID. Fingers crossed they offer this again!
Through Samsung’s Education Offers Program, teachers and educators can save up to 30% off on laptops, tablets, smartphones and more when shopping on Samsung.com. This includes products such as Samsung’s new Galaxy S22 series, Galaxy Tab S8 series, Galaxy Chromebook 2 360 and Galaxy Book2 series.
Every teacher, faculty or staff at K-12 or degree-granting university in America is available for a free cheeseburger with purchase; they just need to enroll in the SONIC Teachers’ Circle, a free awards program exclusively available for educators through the SONIC app (iOS, Android). SONIC will match up 50% of each donation to teachers’ requests via DonorsChoose, a national nonprofit that allows individuals to donate directly to public school classroom requests submitted by teachers; SONIC will match up to $1.5 million.
Last year, Skechers partnered with AdoptAClassroom.org to give back to teachers for Teacher’s Appreciation Week. They may bring back this partnership!
- 20% Back in Classroom Rewards for your teacher or school: Staples is helping to thank teachers for everything they do just by stocking up on the supplies you need. Download the Staples Connect app and join Classroom Rewards to earn 20% back in Classroom Rewards on in-store purchases from May 1-7 to give to a local registered teacher or school.
- Teacher gift boxes: Teachers can stop into their nearby Staples store for a free gift box of supplies, exclusive coupons and a handful of surprises from Staples’ print team, plus they receive 20% back in Classroom Rewards on their purchases as well. Available while supplies last.
Teacher Style Box
Teacher Style Box is a clothing rental subscription service designed just for teachers, and to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week they are offering the first month free! For just $45 a month, members will receive 2-items at a time that they can wear as long as they want, and when they’re ready, they can swap them out for two new styles all month long with unlimited exchanges. Teachers can easily browse endless handpicked styles from brands including Ralph Lauren, Banana Republic, Express, French Connection, BB Dakota, Eloquii and more that allow them to feel confident for every occasion in their work life. Parents can give the subscription as a gift virtually with a one month, two or three month subscription! Talk about a perfect present!
Uno Pizzeria & Grill
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Uno Pizzeria and Grill is giving away a free pizza to teachers. In an effort to recognize the contributions of teachers over the last two years and all of their work in general, the historic pizza restaurant has decided to give a free individual deep dish or thin crust pizza to any teacher who comes in with a valid school or teacher ID.
Yogurtland is bringing love, hope, joy and smiles to local communities through its delicious frozen yogurt with the launch of its #ShowYOHope campaign. Yogurtland is encouraging fans to help them show appreciation for those who serve our communities by tagging deserving organizations or individuals (both big and small) on Instagram using the hashtag #ShowYOHope for those who fill our community up with hope for a chance to receive free froyo deliveries. After tagging, fans are encouraged to simply post a message of hope or gratitude for how the individual or organization has made a difference for an opportunity to be treated to delicious frozen yogurts.
To kick off the campaign running through June, Yogurtland will be delivering frozen yogurt to nurses and teachers in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week and National Nurses Week in May. Find out who receives the surprise and delights by visiting Instagram or Facebook.
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