Teacher Appreciation Week kicks off today, Monday, May 6th and many businesses and restaurants are taking time to honor our educators with free meals, buy-one-get-one free deals and discounts. The biggest discount day is Tuesday which is National Teacher Appreciation Day. Some offers vary by location. Consider calling ahead or checking their social media app to confirm.
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Applebee’s: Teachers (ID required) get a free lunch or dinner on May 6 at participating locations.
Arby’s: Some locations are giving teachers and school administrators with ID a free sandwich Tuesday.
Bruegger’s Bagels: The bagel restaurant is giving all teachers a free medium drip or iced coffee with any purchase and valid ID Monday through Friday.
Buffalo Wild Wings: The deal: All teachers, faculty, and staff will get 20% off when you dine-in during Teacher Appreciation Week.
Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen: From Monday through Friday, teachers dining in can get a free appetizer with the purchase of an adult entree. No coupon is needed.
Chick-fil-A: There’s not a nationwide promotion but select locations are offering teachers a deal Tuesday and some locations are celebrating for a week. Either call your closest location or search individual restaurant’s Facebook page.
Chipotle: Teachers, faculty and other school staff with a valid school ID can take advantage of a buy-one-get-one free offer from 3 p.m. to close Tuesday. The deal is on burritos, bowls, salads and orders of tacos and for in-restaurant orders only and available for educators at all levels. Learn more at www.chipotle.com/teachers.
Cicis: Teachers and school staff get a free adult buffet Tuesday for National Teacher Appreciation Day with a valid school ID and a coupon.
MOD Pizza: On Tuesday, teachers get a buy-one-get-one free deal on MOD-size pizza or salads with their school IDs on in-store orders.
Pizza Hut: Create your own large two-topping pizza for just $7.99.
Potbelly Sandwich Shop: All teachers get a buy-one-get-one offer Monday through Sunday, May 12.
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers: From 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, teachers and faculty get one free Box Combo when they present current school IDs.
Sonic Drive-In: This Teacher Appreciation Month deal is for teachers and “those who appreciate them as much as Sonic does,” the fast-food chain says. From Tuesday through May 31, get a free Route 44 drink or slush with purchase when ordering on the restaurant’s app with promo code TEACHERS. Download the app at www.sonicdrivein.com/app.
Adobe: Nothing fuses technology and creativity like Adobe products—especially in the classroom. Now, teachers and students can save 60% on a Creative Cloud subscription on everything from Lightroom to Premiere Pro.
Amazon: Teachers with an .edu email address can enjoy an Amazon Student membership for free for six months. Similar to Amazon Prime, teachers will get free 2-day shipping, textbook discounts and more
Apple: Teacher can get discounts of up to $200 on computers and accessories through the Apple Education Store
Bose Speakers: Educators can receive up to 15% off of Bose products, including headphones and speakers, through the company’s Educators’ Program. Savings are available only by phone.
Lenovo: Teachers can save up to 20% on laptops, tablets, and desktop computers.
Microsoft Office 365: Microsoft is offering all qualifying teachers (and students!) Microsoft Office 365 for free! You will also get 1TB of online storage.
T-Mobile: Be too cool for school with a new smartphone: K–12 teachers get $100 off smartphones at T-Mobile.
Barnes & Noble: Receive 25% off during Educator Appreciation Days, and 20% off year-round.
The Container Store: Sign up for the free Organized Teacher program to get special discounts all year
Crayola: Teachers can take 15% off everything at Crayola.com with the promo code THANKYOU.
Dick Blick Art Materials: With a free Dick Blick Preferred Card, you receive 10% off full-price purchases from Blick and Utrecht stores as well as discounts on bulk orders.
DiscountContactLenses.com: Grab 15% off your contact lens order with the discount code HEARTTEACHERS, May 6-10, 2019
DiscountGlasses.com: Use the code HEARTTEACHERS to get 30% off your order, May 6-10, 2019
Half Price Books: Get an Educator Discount Card to save 10% on all purchases.
Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store: Join Jo-Ann Teacher Rewards and save 15% on purchases every day both in-store and online.
Michaels: Get 15% off all of your in-store purchases with your school ID.
NEA Magazine Service: As a member of the National Education Association, you have the opportunity to receive more than 900 magazines at up to 85% off the cover price.
The New York Times: Get online access to The Gray Lady for a bargain: 50% off!
USA Today: Extra, extra! Read all about what’s going on in the world with up to 45% off a classroom subscription to USA Today.
The Wall Street Journal: Teachers get one year of the WSJ for just $49