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Teacher Appreciation Discounts 2023

by Blog Editor

Traveling teachers are appreciated for their service to our students.

Teachers are selfless and timeless. They are also insanely busy, educating our youth, buying classroom supplies, and leading classes on educational tours to name a few. As a thank you from STA, we did some homework and compiled a list of the best 2023 Teacher Appreciation Discounts.

These deals are being offered daily or just for Teacher Appreciation Week so mark your planners and get saving with these promotions! *Note: many discounts are verified through We recommend setting up an account to access teacher discounts and more.


Restaurant & grocery discounts

Costco: Are you still not a member? We got you; teachers will receive a $20 Costco Shop Card with any new membership at their stores throughout the country.

McAlister's Deli: Tea time! Nurses and teachers can pick a free 32-ounce tea through May 10.

Firehouse Subs: This deal is smokin'! Grab a free medium sub with the purchase of any medium or large sub, chips, and drink, May 8-May 12.

Hello Fresh: You are a working machine, so let Hello Fresh handle the food prep for you. For new memberships, receive 55% off + free shipping for the first box and a continuous 15% off after your first shipment.

Whataburger: Every morning during ‘Teacher Appreciation Week’ they are giving out free breakfast with a valid ID. What-a-deal!

Sonic Drive-in: Cheeseburger, cheeseburger, cheeseburger! Are you enrolled in the Sonic Teachers' Circle? If so, you get a free cheeseburger with a purchase made online or through the app. On May 9, Sonic is celebrating education with a $1.5 million donation match to help public school teachers fund their learning requests on DonorsChoose.


Discounts on décor, art supplies and more

Happy Planner: Using your account, teachers receive 20% off this week.

Joann: Save 15% off each order when you sign up for JoAnn’s Teacher Rewards Program. That’s every purchase, every day!

Michael’s: Teachers receive a 15% discount when you sign up for the Michael’s rewards program.

The Paper Store: Receive 10% off your entire purchase using your account.

The Container Store: The Organized Teacher program offers educators discounts throughout the year. Sign up to receive discounts that can be used online.


Discounts on books, software and apps

Adobe Creative Cloud: Teachers and students can save over 60% off Creative Cloud!

Apple: Check out the special education pricing for educators and college students on Macs and iPads.

Barnes & Noble: Did you know that Barnes & Noble offers a curated portal for educators? Plus, Fundraiser Bookfairs and an Educator Store, check it out.

Canva: If you're not using Canva, then what are you even doing! Canva offers 100% free service for eligible schools!

Microsoft: Educators and students can receive up to 10% off select products including Surface devices and save up to 50% on premium apps.

Samsung: Join Samsung’s Education Discount Program to unlock savings on their products.

Scholastic Books: Teachers receive money off your order when you use code TEACHERS.


Discounts on art, sports and museums

Art Institute of Chicago: Free admission to all Illinois educators, complete a request here.

Chicago Cubs: Cubs are hosting a Teacher Appreciation Tumbler night with special ticket pricing on May 24, 2023.

Crayola Experience: Want to experience unlimited visits for a year and 20% off on-site purchases plus more at Crayola? Click the link to see how!

Houston Museum of Natural Science: 15% off all membership levels for educators and take advantage of special discounts on student programs.

Houston Astros: Go 'stros! Teacher Appreciation Night will be on September 15, purchase a special ticket and a chance to get an Astros tumbler!

iFly: Come fly with me! Teachers receive 20% off select weekday and first time flyer packages.


Deals on luggage and rentals

Caesars Rewards: Get up to 30% off hotel stays year-round using your account.

Hilton All-inclusive: Receive 15% off their all-inclusive packaging, exclusively for teachers, nurses, military and first-responders. Unlock with your account.

VRBO: Many vacation rentals offer educator discounts just in time to book your summer vacation! Check individual listings to see what applies.

Atlantis Paradise Island: This offer includes discounts of up to 25% off for teachers using your account.


Adidas: Educators can unlock 30% off purchases once verifying their status through

Columbia: Unlock 20% off all online orders.

HeyDude: Dude, get 20% off your next pair of HeyDudes through

J.Crew: It's true, J.Crew is giving you 15% off your purchase in stores and online, for a limited time.

Karen Kane: Teachers, this Karen is offering 20% off every purchase!

Rayban: Cause you gotta wear shades, receive 15% off your order of Raybans.

Under Armour: Update your athletic wear and receive 20% off.

Vineyard Vines: Once verified, teachers receive 15% off EVERYTHING.

Reebok: Did someone say half-off? Teachers are eligible to receive a 50% discount, verified through


Bear Mattress: You won't find a BEAR-tter deal than this. Bear Mattress is offering 40% off for all teachers. Did you see this? Teachers receive 50% off lenses + free shipping!

GNC: Special discount programs are available for teachers, first responders, and military.

iRobot: Ain’t nobody got time for sweeping! Let iRobot handle the mess, get 15% off select robots! Offer valid until May 13, 2023.

Stanley: Hydration is key, so are teachers! Get 20% off this drink ware.

School Tours of America recognizes the invaluable contributions of educators everywhere because they deserve our gratitude and support EVERY day of the year. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

MyTour Fund is a free fundraising website available to all STA traveling educators and students.

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