The Best Deals of Teacher Appreciation Week 2022
The Best Deals of Teacher Appreciation Week 2022
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 1–7, 2022. This year, we know we’re feeling especially appreciative of all the educators out there. Your hard work as you band together to navigate through a wild school year and in-person, hybrid, and virtual classroom settings—all the while still driving student success—is something to celebrate!
The national business community agrees as they shower teachers with appreciation in the form of giveaways, discounts, and contests. To help you out, we searched the Internet for the latest and greatest deals to put them all in one place.
For the Classroom
No matter what your classroom looks like this year—virtual, blended, or in-person—these awesome discounts are something to take advantage of.
Apple – If it it’s time to invest in a little new classroom tech, don’t forget Apple education pricing is available to teachers on select devices.
Barnes & Noble – Educators can support their favorite bookstore and receive a 20% discount year-round on purchases for classroom use. They are also eligible for discounts of up to 25% off for personal use during Educator Appreciation Days designated at select times during the year.
Michaels – This craft store offers a 15% teacher discount off of entire purchases, including sale items, for both in-store and online shopping year-round. We know that you’ve been dreaming about decorating! Search for your classroom, or just take advantage and pick up a new hobby.
Staples – Enroll in the Classroom Rewards program on the Staples Connect™ app, and earn 5% back in rewards on classroom supplies from Staples. School administrators who make purchases for their educational institutions now have their own category too. Parents and supporters can also donate 5% of their purchases to a teacher or school of their choosing, so you’ll need to enroll before parents can choose you as a recipient.
WellnessMats – We could all use a little support these days. WellnessMats are anti-fatigue floor mats intended for those who stand on their feet all day. Treat yo’ self to 25% off!
World Market – K–12 teachers can get a one-time 15% discount on online orders, plus free shipping on orders over $49, after verifying their status via SheerID. Imagine the possibilities!
Activities and Teacher Resources
Check out these fun teacher activities and resources for you and your students!
Learning for Justice – This site, formerly known as Teaching Tolerance, has you covered with lesson plans, self-guided learning activities, webinars, and more that are focused on a “celebration of identity and diversity with attention to questions of justice and strategies for student action and collective action.”
Math Mammoth – This site has over 400 free math worksheets and sample pages from Math Mammoth books for your limited-technology students.
National School Supply – This website offers free printables that feature themes like seasons, the alphabet, and all 50 states.
Teachers Pay Teachers – This online marketplace created by teachers for teachers is the place to find plenty of free fun and printables!
And don't forget to browse Edmentum's free teacher resources too!
Clothing and Accessories
With the changing of the seasons, we’re all itching for a new wardrobe. Check out these awesome stores that give teachers sweet deals!
Adidas – Adidas offers a collection of teachers’ shoes that features comfortable, easy-to-wear sneaker styles. Teachers can enjoy a special 30% discount as a thank you for your service when you verify with ID.me.
Bonobos – This deal’s not playing around! Bonobos is offering 20% off for teachers year-round, after verification via SheerID.
Champion – Get back into your workout grind, or just buy some new comfy clothes with 10% off.
Hanes - All members of the educational community, including retired educators, get an additional 10% off at hanes.com.
Levi’s – Levi’s offers a 15% teacher discount on all Levi’s apparel. To unlock the discount, you must verify your teacher status via SheerID.
LOFT – Teachers save 15% off full-price purchases when you show a valid teacher ID at any LOFT store.
Madewell – Educators receive 15% off; plus, you can recycle any old denim here!
Reebok – As part of the “Hero Discount Program” teachers get 50% off.
Under Armour – By verifying through ID.me, teachers can get 20% on all purchases sitewide and in all UA Brand House stores.
Subscriptions and Memberships
You’ve probably heard of a few of the following offers before, but did you know that your teacher status also gives you awesome discounts on certain subscriptions and memberships? Take advantage with some of these deals!
Adobe Creative Cloud – For those in need of art and design software, Adobe offers an introductory discount for teachers and students of over 60% off a Creative Cloud membership for the first year.
Costco – This membership-based warehouse store features savings in bulk. Educators can join Costco as a new member and receive a $20 Costco shop card!
Headspace – The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us the importance of taking care of our mental health and well-being. Luckily, this meditation and mindfulness-tools app is free for educators.
Overstock – “Club O” offers a free one-year classroom membership for teachers (a $19.95 value) that has exclusive benefits like rewards for purchases and reviews.
If you’re looking for the ultimate shortcut to great teacher savings, check out SheerID and ID.me, where you can verify that you are an educator once and unlock some major teacher discounts all in one place!