As parents, we know the importance of teachers and think it’s pretty awesome that there are tons of companies and organizations that offer freebies and discounts as a thank you. (as well as other companies from across the country) has a ton of sales and deals for teachers. Keep reading for our picks of the best deals on everything from travel and gadgets to apparel and more.

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School Supply Discounts for Teachers

Container Store: When teachers join the Organized Teacher program, they’ll get special discounts throughout the year.

Five Star: 25 percent off any order for teachers

For Teachers Only: Various discounts on school supplies and decorations

Home Depot: Teachers can apply for a Home Depot Tax ID to get discounts on eligible purchases for the classroom.

Jo-Ann: When teachers sign up for the Teacher Rewards Discount card, they’ll receive 15 percent off every purchase.

Kiwi Crate: Teachers receive bulk discounts on single crates or subscriptions for the classroom.

Lakeshore Learning: Teachers can take 15 percent off hundreds of in-store items after joining the Lakeshore Learning Teacher’s Club.

Michael’s: Teachers receive 15 percent off every in-store purchase. 8 percent rebate on classroom materials for teachers.

Staples: When educators join the Teachers Rewards program, they receive “2 percent back in rewards” on all purchases made by Staples Rewards members who link to their account.


Book Discounts for Teachers

Barnes & Noble: Educators can save up to 20 percent on education, academic administration, teacher training and special education books.

Creative Teaching: Teachers can take advantage of three offers:

Half Price Books: Educators and librarians can take 10 percent off their entire purchase with Educator Discount card

Thrift Books: 15 percent off 20 or more set of books for teachers.


Computers & Electronics Discounts for Teachers

Apple: With Apple’s Education Offer, teachers and students can get special education pricing on select products.

AT&T: Teachers can save on wireless service, devices and more with eligible .edu email address.

Bose: Educators and members of educational associations get save up to 15 percent on most products.

Garmin: Teachers can contact Garmin to apply for an educational discount.

HP: Teachers may join HP Academy to unlock up to 20 percent off HP products.

Lenovo: Faculty, staff members, students and parents can access exclusive academic offers.

Sprint: Teachers, administrators and other education staff receive a discount on monthly service.

T-Mobile: College teachers and students can get discounts on phones, tablets and select accessories when they sign up for the educational discount.

Verizon: Teachers can receive a monthly service discount.

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Software & Subscription Discounts for Teachers

Academic Superstore: Teachers, faculty and students can score special education pricing on software.

Adobe: Teachers and schools can get 60 percent off Creative Cloud, plus discounts on Student and Teacher Edition software. Teachers can get the Teacher’s monthly plan starting at $24.99.

Microsoft Store: Teachers, students and parents can receive 10 percent or more off select electronics and software, plus Office 365 for free.

Shmoop: Teachers can take advantage of three offers:

Snagit: Up to 40 percent off with education pricing for students and teachers

The New York Times: Faculty get 50 percent off digital and print subscriptions.

USA TODAY: Educators can take 45 percent off classroom subscriptions.


Travel & Entertainment Discounts for Teachers

Alamo Car Rental: National Education Association membership gets you benefits, including discounts (varies by state).

Bush Gardens: 11 percent off a single-day ticket at Bush Gardens Williamsburg for teachers

Preferred Hotels & Resorts: Teachers get 20 percent off best rates, plus VIP amenities like breakfast for two, spa treatments and more.

Sixt: Students and teachers alike can get 5 percent off car rentals. Simply show your valid I.D. at the rental counter.

Apparel & Other Retail Discounts for Teachers

Pro Teeth Gaurd is offering a $40 store credit for all elementary, middle, high school, college and homeschooling teachers.

Champion: Current and retired teachers get 10 percent off.

Chuck E Cheese: Teachers get a Free Meal & Trip in the Ticket Blaster. Teachers can get $20 off $200, plus an extra 5 percent off.

Costco: Teachers can get $60 in savings when they sign up for a Costco membership online.

Gaiam: 50 percent off most products for teachers.

Madewell: Teachers can show their I.D. to receive a 15 percent in-store discount.

Overstock: Teachers can get a free Club O Membership. Membership includes benefits like free shipping and early sales access.

Saucony: 20 percent off any order, plus free shipping.

––Karly Wood

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