Teacher Discounts and Freebies!

Educators – we love you, it’s the truth! It’s no secret that we love our teachers here at Mid-Michigan Moms, and we’re thrilled to be able to share the dozens and dozens of businesses that love them as well! Introducing a comprehensive list of businesses, both local and across the United States, sorted by category, that offer exclusive discounts for teachers and educators! 

teacher discounts

  • Abby – Up to 30% top-rated software
  • Apple Education Store – Up to $200 off computers and accessories
  • Barnes and Noble – Register online for 20% off all classroom-use books
  • Blick Art Materials – Register your school with Blick to receive discounts on art supplies and access to other resources like free lessons plans and more.
  • Bose – Up to 15% music systems; call 800-353-4207 and ask for “Educators Program Pricing”
  • Container Store – Sign up for their Organized Teacher Discount Program to be notified of exclusive teacher discounts and deals throughout the school year.
  • Crayola – Get discounts from CrayolaStore.com and opportunities to test and provide feedback on new products and lessons plans by signing up for the Gold Star Teacher Program. Plus, teachers receive 15% off sitewide on full-priced items through the end of Teacher Appreciation Week with code THANKYOU at checkout.
  • Dollar Tree – Receive 10% off with valid ID, select stores only
  • FedEx – 15% off products and printing
  • FedEx Kinkos – Office Academic Edge, with this program, you can save 15% on all qualifying purchases
  • Frigidaire – Up to 25% off when you shop and verify with SheerID
  • GelPro – Take 25% off cushioned floor mats and take advantage of GelPro coupons to save some extra cash.
  • Half Price Books – Register online to receive 10% off purchases
  • Hancock Fabrics – 15% off in-store purchase with ID
  • HDRsoft – Email [email protected] to receive a 60% discount on their Photomatix Pro or Photomatix Pro Plus Bundle.
  • Hobby Lobby – 10% off if paying with organizational check
  • IDM – All IDM products and their all-access subscription are available for 50% off to educators and students.
  • Izzit – Izzit offers U.S. educators one free educational DVD per year. 
  • Joann Fabrics – Sign up in store or online for 15% off all purchases
  • Lakeshore Learning – Register as a Teacher’s Club Member to save up to 15% on hundreds of in-store items. 
  • Leesa Mattresses – 15% off for military, first responders, students, and teachers.
  • Lenovo – Save 15–20% on Think and Idea brand laptops from Lenovo. 
  • Make Great Light – Make Great Light offers discounts on classroom light filters for teachers paying out of pocket. 
  • Michael’s – 15% off with ID
  • Microsoft – You can get Microsoft’s Office 365 Education for free by entering your school email address. 
  • Musician’s Friend – Educators qualify for special deals and discounts on most items. To inquire, call 866–543–0750 or fill out their “Contact Us” form. (source)
  • NAKED Binder – To receive your teacher’s discount on these 100% recyclable binders, contact NAKED Binder by phone (877–446–2533) or email [email protected]
  • Office Depot/Office Max – Register online for exclusive discounts and events
  • OtterBox – 10% off and free shipping with an ITIC card.
  • Party City – 10-20% off (the more you spend, the more you save) when purchasing with a school check
  • Pencils.com – Sign up for 10% off all orders. 
  • Perfectly Clear – Perfectly Clear’s photo editing software plug-in is available for 40% off with your teacher discount. 
  • PetCo – Offers grants through https://www.petsintheclassroom.org/ program; Free aquarium for select teachers
  • Pier 1 Imports – 15% off any purchase for students and teachers with valid ID
  • Pinnacle – Save 20% on your next order with Pinnacle’s academic discount. 
  • Printastic – Printastic offers discounts on yard signs and educational banners to teachers. Contact 800-575-5805 
  • Scholastic – 25% off many items and up to 50% off on other sales and deals. Visit the site’s “Teacher Store” to receive 50 books for $50 during Teacher Appreciation Week. Scholastic also hosts some book fairs and warehouse sales where teachers can buy things at marked-down prices.
  • Sherwin Williams – Up to 50% purchases with valid ID
  • Silhouette – Sign up for a Silhouette account and email them at [email protected] to inquire about discounts available on exclusive Silhouette product offerings and purchases. 
  • Skylum – Purchase Luminar and Aurora HDR Bundles for 50% off. 
  • Sony – Save up to 10% at the Sony Education Store if you’re a college student, teacher, or staff member.
  • Staples – Register online for 5% back in rewards credit
  • Target – Get 10% off your entire purchase with an International Teacher ID Card (ITIC).
  • Texas Instruments – Receive discounts on certain tech products through the Pre-Service Teacher Discount Program.
  • Thriftbooks – 20% off used classroom sets

Teacher Discounts

 

  • Panera Bread – Will offer day-old baked goods for FREE for school meetings or events
  • Pizza Hut – 10-20% off orders, varies by location; Contact local Hut for details
  • Papa John’s Pizza – 10% off (or more) total with valid ID, 50% off during Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Starbucks – No formal discount, but rumor has it most baristas will offer one with a valid teacher ID
  • ThriveMarket – Apply for a free membership and get 25–50% off your groceries. 

Teacher Discounts

  • Aerosoles – 15% off with valid ID (minimum purchase $39.99)
  • Ann Taylor/Loft – 15% off all full-price, in-store purchases when you register with Loft Loves Teachers.
  • Banana Republic – 15% off full-price purchases in-store when you show your school ID.
  • Boden – 20% off and free shipping.
  • Bonobos – 20% off for students and teachers if you verify online via Sheer ID.
  • Champion USA – 10% off for educators once you verify your Teacher ID and get a unique coupon code to use.
  • Coldwater Creek – 15% off in-store purchases with valid ID
  • Columbia Sportswear – Special discounted prices for teachers or administrators of programs supporting outdoor sports and activities.
  • Dagne Dover – 20% off your handbag purchases. To get the discount, just fill out this form with your official education address and the company will send you a 20% off discount code.
  • DC Shoes – 15% for military, first responders, and teachers when you verify online via Sheer ID.
  • Dooney and Bourke – Free shopping and up-to $30 off
  • Eddie Bauer – 10-15% off your in-store purchase when you show your school ID.
  • Gap – Varies by store; 15-20% off with valid ID
  • Hanes – 10% off for educators once you verify with your Teacher ID and get a unique coupon to use.
  • J.Jill – 15% off full price styles with valid ID
  • J.Crew – 15% off when you show your school ID in stores.
  • Kate Spade – 15% off full price purchases with valid ID  
  • Kendra Scott – 15% off with valid ID
  • LOFT – 15% off full-price purchases plus special offers for teachers who join the Loft Loves Teachers Program.
  • Macy’s – Teachers with an International Teacher ID Card(ITIC) can receive special discounts on in-store purchases.
  • Madewell – 15% off at checkout when you show your ID in-store.
  • New York & Company – 15% off in-store purchases with valid ID
  • Quicksilver – Up to 15% when you verify with SheerID
  • Rothy’s – 20% off select shoes for a limited time with verified eligibility.
  • Roxy – Up to 15% when you verify with SheerID
  • Sperry – 15% off and free shipping for teachers who join the Teacher VIP Membership program at checkout.
  • Talbots – 15% off full price purchase with valid ID
  • Tommy Hilfiger – 15% off for students, teachers, and military members.
  • Tommy John – 20% off when you shop and verify with SheerID
  • Toms – 10% off for students and teachers.
  • West Elm – Register online for up to 10% off all orders/purchases
  • White House Black Market – 15% off during seasonal teacher appreciation events; ask stores for details
  • Zappos – Up to 10% off for students, teachers, and military members.
  • 23 and Me – Discounts on select DNA kits. 
  • AT&T – 15-20% off total bill; check online for eligibility 
  • Coolframes.com – 5% discount
  • Esurance – Get a discount as a certified educator. Visit theEsurance website to get a quote.
  • Eyeconic – Teachers can get 10% off every order when they use the promo code “EDU10” at checkout.
  • Eyemart Express – Take 20% off your total purchase with a valid school or university ID. 
  • Farmers Insurance – Varies by area; contact local agent and ask for teacher discount
  • Firestone – Teachers with an International Teacher Identity Card (ITIC) can receive special savings on Firestone services, including maintenance and car repair. Contact your local Firestone to find out more.
  • GEICO – GEICO offers Educational Organization Membership Discounts to members of affiliate groups. 
  • Glasses.com – Verify your teacher ID and use the promo code “PREMIUM” at checkout to get free prescription lenses and expedited shipping. (source)
  • Liberty Mutual – Discounts and extra benefits, including $0 deductible on incidents on school property or during school events
  • Sprint – Up to 18% off total bill; check online for eligibility 
  • Verizon – Monthly discounts, varies by district; call for eligibility

Teacher Discounts

  • AMC Movies – Discounted tickets, varies by district; contact local theatre to see if your district has an agreement
  • Budget Truck Rental – 20% off local moves, 15% off one-way moves
  • Caesars Entertainment – 10% off the lowest available price
  • E-Z Rent a Car – 10% discount
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car – Get a member discount on rateswith a National Education Association membership
  • General Motors (GM) – Lease offers and purchase discounts on various GM vehicles.
  • International Teacher Identity Card (ITIC) – Apply for an ITIC to get travel, online and lifestyle discounts in the U.S. and over 133 other countries. (source)
  • Marriott Hotels – Ask for teacher discount while booking or present ID at check in for discounted rates
  • Public Libraries  – Ask if they have a “Teacher Card”, a few local Mid-Michigan ones come with no late fees!
  • Regal Theaters – Up to 25% off for all teachers with ID; call local theater to see if it is a participating theater
  • Sea World – Sea World offers numerous deals and education resources to teachers. Check out one of their teacher workshops, snag a Study Fun Card or even attend the Environmental Excellence Awards. 
  • Sixt – Book online and present your valid school ID during pickup to save up to 5% on your Sixt rental car. 
  • TeacherHomeSwap – Rent or swap with verified teachers in a specific area. Membership costs $99 a year. 
  • Teachers Travel Web – Become a member to enjoy free bed and breakfast accommodation. 
  • Tradewinds Resorts – 10% off the best available rate
  • Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resorts – Special room rates at the Dolphin and the Swan for teachers only
  • Westgate Resorts – 10% discount
  • Zipcar – Zipcar offers educator discounts to faculties of participating universities. 
  • Adobe – Discounted pricing and special discounts; order online or by calling 800-585-0774
  • Amazon – Free Amazon Business for Education account
  • Book Warehouse – 15% off with their Educator’s Discount Club
  • Discount Dance Supply – Register online and receive 10% off
  • FeetUp – Request a discount code to get 10% off your FeetUp Trainer. 
  • Garmin – Garmin provides exclusive discounts to U.S. educators by filling out their educator’s form here. Garmin offers exclusive couponsfor online shoppers as well!
  • GoRuck – GoRuck offers teachers 25% off orders and events. 
  • Kayla Itsines – Register online and verify your teacher ID to get exclusive discounts on fitness wear. 
  • KiddingAroundYoga – Provide proof of employment to get a discount code for up to 33% off. 
  • MagazineLine.com – Discounted subscriptions for educators
  • Make Great Light – 10-15% off classroom light filters
  • Mika Yoga Wear – Sign up for Mika Yoga Wear’s Teacher Appreciation Program to get 15% off for a full year.
  • My Corporate Logo – Up to 15% off Custom Logos with coupon codes!
  • National Geographic – Register online for discounted subscriptions and Geno 2.0 kits
  • New York Times – Register online for special educator pricing
  • Pure Formulas – Verified teachers get 10% off all orders. These Pure Formulas coupons can save you some money, too. 
  • The Wall Street Journal – Register online for special educator pricing

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Don’t see your favorite business listed above? Ask anyway. Although many businesses don’t have official teacher discount programs, many will offer you a discount anyway! How’s that for love?

Many teacher discounts vary by location, and many stores have different rules as to who qualifies for their discounts {K-12 teachers, university professors, assistants/aides, etc.}. Be sure to check with your local stores for confirmation on the discounts referenced above as they do change or may no longer be valid!