Last Updated on June 1, 2021 by Maggie Sutton
Updated in August 2020: Whether you’re a teacher looking for the best deals for your classroom and students, or a little pick-me-up for yourself on the weekend, there are so many great teacher discounts for the 2020-2021 school year! First, we definitely need to share the National Education Association‘s member benefits because they’ve done a lot of work to provide deals for their members. But, take a moment to check out the other exclusive deals for teachers and educators we’ve found.
Back-to-School Limited Time Offer Teacher Discounts
Apple teacher discount is free AirPods when you purchase an eligible Mac or iPad with “education pricing”. The offer is subject to availability and only while supplies last.
The Container Store® deal is through their Organized Teacher Discount Program. Simply sign up to receive your first offer. This program ends December 31, 2020.
Office Depot teacher discount is 20 percent back in rewards on qualifying purchases through their Teacher Appreciation Days and it’s valid in-store or online from July 12 – September 12, 2020.
ROTHY’S teacher discount is 20 percent off FOUR purchases of select styles and colors. This offer expires December 31, 2020.
Staples teacher discount runs from June 28 – September 19, 2020. If you’re enrolled in the Classroom Rewards program you will earn 20 percent back in Rewards, up to $250, for submitted qualifying purchases. NOTE: For all other dates throughout the year, Rewards members earn 5 percent back in Rewards, up to $250. Get your student’s parents onboard!
Target® teacher discounts are back in 2020 for a limited time. Target’s Teacher Prep Event offers 15 percent off select classroom supplies and essentials from July 19 – August 29, 2020 for K-12 teachers, homeschoolers, daycare/early learning educators, university or college professors, and vocational/trade/technical school teachers. This discount can only be redeemed once during the event.
One-Time Teacher Discounts
J.CREW‘s teacher discount is 15 percent off your online purchase when you enter your unique coupon code you received after signing up.
Sony‘s Alpha Universe invites teachers to join the Sony’s education community and receive “partner offers.” You will need to submit verification. Then you will receive an exclusive one time rebate offer.
Teacher Deals Available All Year
AUTO, HOME AND HOME LOANS FOR TEACHERS
General Motors (GM) provides an Educator Discount to current employees of public schools, private schools, colleges or universities (and eligible family members) on new Chevrolet, Buick or GMC vehicles.
Homes for Heroes provides teachers like you with an average savings of $2,400 when you work with their real estate and mortgage specialists to buy or sell a home. Looking to refinance? You can save an average of $500 in fees when you refinance with a Homes for Heroes mortgage specialist. Simply sign up to speak with your local specialist and they’ll answer all your questions.
Home Depot allows teachers to pay no sales tax with tax exempt paperwork.
Lowe’s allows teachers to pay no sales tax with tax exempt paperwork.
CLASSROOM SUPPLIES, RESOURCES, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Discount School Supply® always provides savings for teachers on classroom essentials. Be sure to check out the clearance section for special offers.
Eduporium offers an Educator Discount program. Simply create an account and receive discounts as high as 20 percent on STEM tools.
GelPro offers teachers 25 percent off your online purchases of cushioned floor mats. Add some comfort to your classroom this year.
GEDDES rolled out their new teacher discount program called the GEDDES Extra Credit Club where you can accumulate extra credit points on every purchase that you can redeem for discounts on future purchases.
Lakeshore® teacher discounts are through their Loyalty Club where you can save 15 percent on many in-store items. But, you’ll need to visit one of their stores to sign up.
PBS Learning Media offers FREE curated classroom resources including videos and lesson plans for teachers.
Pencils.com teacher discount is through their Educators Discount Program where they offer 10 percent off all orders to teachers, administrators and other school officials. You will need to create an account if you do not already have one.
Staples teacher discount runs throughout the year for Rewards members is they can earn 5 percent back in Rewards, up to $250.
CLOTHES, ACCESSORIES AND SHOES
Ann Taylor LOFT offers 15 percent off your purchase when you show your teacher ID in store. You can also register for exclusive teacher-only deals.
Dagne Dover offers a teacher discount of 20 percent off your purchases. You will need to sign up to receive your coupon code. Be sure to use your official education email address.
Karen Kane offers 20 percent off every purchase online. Simply fill out their form to verify your eligibility.
Madewell teacher discount is 15 percent off your purchase online and in-store. You will need to sign up for an account to receive the offer online, or simply show your ID in store.
TOMS® teacher discount is called the Academic Discount and it provides 10 percent off your purchase of full-price and markdown items by simply entering promotion code TEACHER10 at checkout.
READING, BOOKS, MAGAZINES AND NEWSPAPERS
Barnes and Noble teacher discounts (sign up for free) include 20 percent off purchases for classroom use, and up to 25 percent off the list price during Educator Appreciation Days.
Book-A-Million offers teacher deals through their Educator’s Discount Program. It’s a discount card that offers 20 percent off your purchases in store. You will need to sign up online for your card.
Bookmans® teacher discount is through their Project: Educate program. When you sign up you’ll receive 20 percent off all your purchases from their entertainment exchanges.
Half Price Books teacher discount is 10 percent off purchases made with the Educator Discount Card.
National Geographic provides many opportunities and low-cost options for teachers; including classroom resources for students and professional development opportunities for yourself.
New York Times teacher discount is 50 percent off their basic online subscription service for as long as you’re an educator.
Scholastic features The Teacher Store including 25 percent or more for Back to School projects.
The Wall Street Journal teacher discount is $49 for a yearly subscription that includes print, online and full digital access.
The Washington Post provides educators with 50 percent off through their Academic Rate. Simply sign up online and you will receive unlimited digital access including their apps for half the price.
USA TODAY teacher discount is 45 percent off classroom subscriptions. Simply fill out and submit their online subscription form or call their 1-800 number to walk through the subscription process.
HOBBIES, CRAFTS AND GIFTS
Ellisi Gifts offers a 10 percent off teacher discount on any purchase. You must prove your employment status and once verified they will email you a coupon code to use for online orders.
Joann teacher discount is 15 percent off every purchase through their Teacher Rewards discount card and it can be used online or in-store anytime. Simply sign up for your card.
Micheals® teacher discount is 15 percent off purchases in-store or online anytime. Simply create an account to start saving.
Party City offers Organization Discounts of 10-20 percent off purchases over $75 for schools and non-profits. Unfortunately this discount is only available in-store.
Adobe Creative Cloud can save over 60 percent on a subscription to their cloud services and widely used design and digital media apps through their Creative Cloud for Education program.
AT&T offers teachers and their families exclusive savings on their Unlimited plans, starting at $27/month per line for 4 lines.
Bose has discounts for educators on purchases for their home, office or school. But, you will need to contact Bose to find out about specific offers available and how to get them.
Dell primarily offers students deals, but if you contact them, they will work with you through their Dell K-12 program.
Hewlett Packard (HP) provides a 10 percent teacher discount on refurbished computers and printers through their HP Business Outlet. The outlet prices are already 20-50 percent less than new computers!
JourneyED provides discount prices on tech every day for educators and schools.
Microsoft provides educators with free professional development courses through their Education Center and they are focused on digital and online learning, along with many other relevant topics.
Samsung provides educators with 10 percent discount on most other offers through their Education Discount Program. Simply verify your identity during purchase for additional discounts on home appliances and electronics.
Texas Instruments provides a pre-service teacher discount program for middle and high school math and science students on select products.
Verizon offers exclusive teacher discounts like $30 per line per month with 4 lines on Start Unlimited.
Zoom is removing the 40 minute time limit on their Basic free account for K-12 schools.
1800Flowers.com offers 20 percent off at checkout with promo code HERO20 in partnership with Homes for Heroes.
Dollar Tree offers a teacher discount of 10 percent off in-store purchases with your school ID. This program is not advertised so double check with a store manager before you shop and attempt to checkout.
Other Teacher Savings
ID.ME Teacher Deals – Over 258 offers from well-known national brands. You will need to register on the site and verify your employment status to gain access to their offers.
SheerID.com Teacher Deals – Over 30 offers from well-known national brands. You will need to register on the site and verify your employment status to gain access to their offers.
When the Time Comes to Buy or Sell a Home or Refinance a Mortgage
Homes for Heroes provides teachers and educators like you with exceptional service, and significant savings when you work with our specialists to buy, sell or refinance a home or mortgage. We do this to simply say thank you for your work and commitment to educating people of all ages. We know the job can be challenging. Therefore, we want to do our part to make it even more rewarding.
Simply sign up on our website to speak with our specialist in your community. They are a great resource because they know your local market and the current real estate/mortgage trends happening in your community. In the meantime, we hope you find some of these discounts in this post beneficial and we thank you for your service.