There are student deals all over the place, but do you realize that there are plenty of teacher discounts as well?
Back to School Teacher discounts
Target Teacher Prep Event: 15% off! select classroom supplies, including pens, pencils, crayons and markers, storage and organization, tissues, hand sanitizer, and more, in stores and on Target.com from July 16-Aug. 26.
Target’s discount is for K-12 teachers, homeschool teachers, preschool teachers and professors, and can be redeemed once. To get the discount, teachers need to verify eligibility through the Target Circle loyalty program.
Dollar General 30% off teacher discount: 30% off qualifying, in-store purchases of back-to-school items. Teachers will need to sign in or create a Dollar General account in order to complete the educator verification process at DollarGeneral.com.
Staples Mobile Classroom Rewards Program teacher discount: Teachers earn 5% back on in-store purchases with its Classroom Rewards program. Parents can also donate rewards to teachers by using the Staples Connect app.
On-going Teacher discounts
COSI: Teachers get in free to COSI. Teachers get free admission to COSI, and receive a discounted rate on educator Family memberships for $119. Family membership includes two named adults and dependent children or grandchildren 18 and under.
Kennedy Space Center’s Educator Study Pass: Teachers throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands teachers complimentary access to the visitor complex. They also offer educator resources, a newsletter and information on field trips.
Crayola Experience: Teachers get a free annual pass which allows access to perks including unlimited visits for one year, 20% off on-site purchases (including merchandise and food), discounts on tickets for family and friends, and more.
Vacations to Go offers special teacher (including retired teachers) discounts on select cruises. Qualifying teachers will be required to submit a photocopy of a teacher’s certification, union card or letter from the principal on school letterhead.
Electronics and Supplies Discounts
Apple: Offers discounts for teachers and students, including savings on new Macs and iPads.
Adobe: offers There are versions of Adobe anyone can download at no cost, but, if you want to get fancy with document editing, you need to buy an upgraded version. Teachers can enjoy 60% off Adobe Creative Cloud with access to all Adobe apps and products.
Microsoft: Teachers and students can get Office 365 Education for FREE, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more. Educators also enjoy 10% off all Surface devices.
Check with your cellphone provider! Many cellphone providers offer teacher discounts. In addition, some providers offer special package plans for school districts. Check with individual providers for details.
Barnes & Noble: The Educator program gives teachers 20% off the publisher’s list price on all purchases for classroom use and up to 25% off list price during Educator Appreciation Days.
Half Price Books: Teachers get 10% off year-round with its Educator Discount Card.
JoAnn: Educators 15% off every purchase, every day. The discount is valid in-store and online. The fabric and craft store also offers many classes and teaching resources.
Michaels: Teacher discount gives educators 15% off purchases in-store and online.
Clothing and Beauty discounts
MAC Cosmetics: Teachers (and students!) get 15% off.
J.Crew: Offers teachers (and college students) a 15% discount in-store and online. The discount does not apply to J.Crew Factory stores.
Hanes: The brand, including Champion, One Hanes Place, and Just My Size, offer 10% off for teachers every day. The discount is also available to retired educators.
Madewell: Teachers (and college students) a 15% discount online and in-store.
Other Teacher Discounts
ID.me is a portal for discounts for select groups (including teachers) at a wide variety of companies, such as New Balance, Avocado Mattress, Kind, and more.
LASIK Plus: Vision correction can be a life-changing event for a professor or teacher with poor vision, that’s why LASIK Plus offers a 20% discount to teachers in all 50 locations throughout the country. LASIK Plus in Columbus is located at 4030 Easton Station, Suite 220, Columbus, Ohio
Trust & Will: Any US-Based teacher can receive a free Will-Based Estate Plan through Trust & Will.
Liberty Mutual Insurance offers teachers exclusive savings on auto insurance.
Budget Truck Rental offers teachers 20% off on local moves and 15% off on one-way moves with the discount code TEACH.
General Motors offers eligible employees of public schools, private schools, colleges and universities $500 on select Chevrolet vehicles.
23andMe offers teachers a discount on select DNA kits — up to $100 off.
Other Teacher Resources
Pets in the Classroom is an educational grant program that provides financial support to teachers to purchase and maintain small animals in the classroom.
Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials. Find more than 50,000 FREE items and about 300,000 for sale with many for just a couple of dollars.
Run by the American Federation of Teachers, Share My Lesson offers teachers more than 250,000 FREE educational resources for the classroom.
The National Education Association is a great resource on how and where teachers can save money. The organization offers a roundup of top discounts for teachers and education professionals.
Teacher Appreciation Week is in May! Check back in May to see the Teacher Appreciation discounts and freebies!
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Some of these deals are republished with permission from Living on the Cheap.