Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Educator Discounts: Making your hard earned $$ go further!

As you're preparing for the new year, you're no doubt buying many of your own supplies out of pocket. Plus, you probably need to add a few new outfits to your wardrobe. Why not save a little bit of money for yourself while scoring awesome things for yourself and your classroom?

I thought it might be helpful to give you a list of places that offer Educator Discounts to help you reduce your out of pocket spending and get more bang for your buck.

Arts and Crafts

JoAnn Fabrics- They offer a free Teacher Rewards Discount Card that entitles you to 15% off every purchase, every day. In addition, for signing up (which you can do at the link above) you'll get a bonus coupon for 20% off a purchase.

Michael's- They offer 15% off eligible products for teachers. You must ask a store associate for details in-store.


Barnes and Noble- Sign up for the B&N Educator Program and save 20% on publisher's list price everyday on purchases for the classroom. On teacher appreciation days, save 25% on the publisher's list price. Discount can also be used online.

Books a Million- You'll have to go to your local store to fill out an application for their educator discount. You'll need to provide proof of employment and photo id to get your card. Save 20% on most purchases for classroom use.

Classroom Supplies

Office Depot- The Star Teacher Program allows you to get a 5% discount off all purchases, plus 15% off copy and print services.

Staples- The Teacher Rewards Program you'll earn 5% back in rewards, and 10% back in rewards on teaching and art supplies. Plus, get Free Shipping on every staples.com order.

Office Max- With the MaxPerks Teacher Reward Program, you'll earn $10 back for every $75 you spend on supplies, qualifying services, technology, furniture, and more. 


Ann Taylor LOFT- Through their LOFT Loves Teachers program, LOFT offers 15% off everyday purchases of full-priced items. Apply using the link above and start saving today!

The Limited- Show your school id or a paystub in-store and receive 15% off your full purchase on anything and everything in the store.

J. Crew- Show your school id or a paystub in-store and receive 15% off your purchase.

Banana Republic- Show your school id or a recent paystub in store and receive 15% off all full-priced items.


Apple- Save on Macs and iPads with Apple Store's Education Pricing.

Dell- Save $$ and benefit from exclusive offers with Dell University.

Adobe Creative Cloud- Save up to 60% on the Creative cloud and individual Adobe products with Adobe's Educator Pricing.

Phone Service

Verizon- Teachers may be eligible for up to 20% off wireless plans with Verizon Discounts, if your school or district is registered for the program.

AT&T- Teachers may be eligible for discounts off wireless services. Check their Discounts Website to find out if you are eligible.

Sprint- Teachers users may be eligible for discounts off wireless services. Use their Discount Request Form to find out if you're eligible. 

Check with providers of other services you use for internet, television and other types of services to see if they offer discounts for educators in your area. It NEVER hurts to ask!!

1 comment:

  1. Thanks so much for the great links to savings! I'm always glad to hear about that! Just switched to Verizon, so I think we'll be checking on that one!