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Back to School Educator Discounts

Shopping for Back-to-School supplies?  Here are a few discounts available to educators that we found...  


  • Staples is hosting a special Teacher Appreciation Day across the country to help teachers save while they prepare for the new school year. The first 100 teachers at each Staples store on Teacher Appreciation Day, Wednesday, August 17, will receive a free sample kit with special coupons; plus every teacher with a valid teacher ID will receive 10% off of their purchase.  Teachers can take advantage of even more savings for back to school by visiting the Staples back-to-school center (
  • Simply Stamps - Need teacher stamps?  Check out the variety of teacher stamp templates on Simply Stamps.  These are a wonderful way to save time in the classroom, and they come in multiple sizes and styles.  AAE members can take 20% off the purchase price when the code AAETEACH is used at the time of purchase.
  • Big Lots has discounts for teachers on Teacher Appreciation Day, which is August 11, 2012.
  • JoAnn Fabrics shows love to teachers through the Teacher Rewards Program.  Get 15% off every purchase you make when you sign up for the program.  They’re also taking 25% off your purchases on Teacher Appreciation Days, August 11 and 12.
  • Office Depot features the Star Teacher Program, which gets you 10% back in rewards and 15% off of copy and print orders.
  • Office Max - If you join the MaxPerks Rewards for Teachers program at Office Max, you’ll get a $10 reward for every $75 you spend.
  • The Container Store -  helps teachers stay organized all year long with their Organized Teacher Program. Register online and you will receive exclusive discounts throughout the entire year. A school ID will be required to receive discounts with in-store purchases.
  • Michaels - Receive 15% off your entire purchase every day. To view eligible products and more details, click here. 
  • A.C. Moore has modified their discount program. Instead of a flat teacher discount, they offer a rewards program where you can earn points with every purchase. 


  • Barnes and Noble - if you join the B&N Educator program, get 20% off the list price and 25% off during Educator appreciation days.
  • Books-a-Million will take 20% off your purchase if you fill out the application for their Educator’s Discount Program and present a valid educator identification card.


  • West Elm - Take 10% off your online order or in-store purchase from West Elm, and enjoy modern, sophisticated furniture and home decor for less. Sign up for the “study circle” here, using your .edu address.


  • LOFT - Fashion forward educators are rewarded for their posh style through the Loft Loves Teachers program. Register to get 15-percent off all full-price, in-store purchases, plus perks like teacher appreciation nights and exclusive sweepstakes.
  • The Limited - Show a school ID or valid pay stub when you shop at any The Limited location and snag 15% off your entire in-store purchase. The offer is good for all items on the racks, walls or tables. In other words, everything.
  • Aerosoles - Bring your teacher ID shopping at Aerosoles to save 15% on footwear priced $39.99 or higher. If you can’t visit a store location, you can also receive the discount by placing your order over the phone.
  • New York and Co. - New York and Co. goes above and beyond to offer their Big Apple for the Teacher program. Sign-up online to get 15-percent off in-store purchases and special offers emailed to you throughout the year.
  • J. Crew - The next time you’re shopping at J. Crew, whip out that school ID to save 15% on your purchase. This discount is also available at the Factory Stores.
  • CJ Banks/Christopher and Banks -Get the looks you love for less with 10-percent off purchases from both retailers. This offer is only valid in-store, and excludes discounts on other special sale events. Just show the cashier your school ID at checkout.
  • Madewell -Teachers who show a valid ID at checkout can get a 15% discount off their purchase. The offer is not available for online orders.
  • Bunion Bootie -Those in need of relief for aching feet may want to give the Bunion Bootie discount a try. Teachers and administrators save 10% on their order total.
  • Eddie Bauer - Provide verification of your status as a teacher and Eddie Bauer stores will give you 10% off your purchase.
  • Talbots Update your wardrobe before the next school year starts with the 15% off discount from Talbots. It can be used for any full-price, in-store purchases with a valid ID.
  • Easy Spirit -Teachers receive 15% off any in-store, full-priced purchases with a valid school ID.  
  • Banana Republic- Bring your valid teacher ID to a Banana Republic store and receive 15% off full-price purchases.