Teachers work hard all year long, and they should feel appreciated all year long, too! Below is a list of all the freebies and discounts different businesses offer teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week and all year long. Know of another freebie that should be added to the list? Let us know by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Year Long Discounts & Freebies
Panera Bread – Teachers get a 10% discount on all in store purchases. Must show a valid teacher ID badge. Valid only at the Panera Bread on 5855 Fairmont Pkwy, Pasadena, TX.
Rothy’s – Teachers get 20% off select Rothy’s styles that are perfect for the classroom.
The Container Store – Sign up for their “Organized Teacher” program to receive special discounts throughout the year to help organize your classroom.
Michaels – 15% off your entire purchase by showing school ID.
Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Store – 15% off your entire purchase.
Barnes & Noble – 20% off your purchase.
Apple – Up to $200 off a new Mac, and up to $30 off a new iPad.
Ann Taylor LOFT – Teachers get 15% off all full-priced items.
Banana Republic – Teachers get 15% off all full-priced items purchased in store.
Champion – Current and retired teachers get 10% off.
Costco – Teachers save $60 when they purchase a Costco membership.
Hewlett Packard – Teachers get 20% off HP Academy.
J. Crew – 15% off your entire purchase.
TOMS – 10% off your entire purchase.
Half Price Books – 10% off your entire purchase.
Lakeshore Learning – 15% off when you join their Teacher’s Club.
GMC Vehicles – The GM Educator Discount gives current employees of a public school, private school, college, or university special pricing below MSRP on the purchase or lease of eligible new Chevrolet, Buick, or GMC vehicles.
Microsoft 365 – Educators can get Microsoft Office 365 for free by using a valid school email address to fill out an online form. Teachers can also get 10% off Windows devices when shopping online.
Dress Barn – 15% off your entire purchase with school ID.
Colgate – Get a free Bright Smiles, Bright Futures kit, which includes toothpaste samples, toothbrushes, and teaching materials.
Hot Wheels – Teachers have the opportunity to request a ton of free toys for their classrooms with Mattel’s Hot Wheels Speedometry program.
SeaWorld – Teachers can get free admission for a day at Sea World Orlando, SeaWorld San Diego, and SeaWorld San Antonio. In addition, SeaWorld and Busch Gardens have been developing resources for educators for over 20 years. You can download entire teacher curriculum guides and individual activities, show the ShamuTV: Saving a Species series in your classroom, or learn more about how to prepare for careers in the zoological field on this site.
About Gulf Coast Educators: We are a credit union dedicated to serving the financial needs of educators and school district employees in the greater Houston area. Here you will find all the products and services of a big bank, but designed to help make our members more money, save time, and provide peace of mind.