Tuesday, May 4th, 2021, is Teacher Appreciation Day, but it’s Teacher Appreciation Week all week, from May 2nd to May 8th, 2021! Several businesses are offering special deals and freebies to educators, and some do all year long.
Make sure to click each link to get all the details. As always, participation might vary, so if the deal is from a chain make sure to verify with your location.
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Barnes & Noble: When educators sign up as an B&N Educator they get 20% off publisher’s list price on all purchases for classroom use. In addition, they get 25% off the publisher’s list price during Educator Appreciation Days.
Costco: Teachers who join Costo get a free $30 Costco shop card.
Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont: From Tuesday, May 4th, to Saturday, May 8th, 2021, teachers can get 20% off donated goods at any of the retail stores, except the outlook store, Second Editions. To receive your discount, please show the cashier your teacher ID or educator’s badge as the register. The deal is valid whether you’re a daycare teacher, a university professor, or somewhere in between.
Insomnia Cookies: All teachers and school staff of any grade level get a FREE 6-pack of Classic cookies with any in-store purchase, or one FREE Classic cookie, with no purchase required. This freebie is good through May 10th, 2021, at 3 am.
McAlister’s Deli: McAlister’s is taking nominations for teachers and nurses. They’ll get a chance to win free catering for them and their work family. And all nominees will get a free tea. Nominating them using this form through May 6th, 2021.
Michael’s: Teachers get 20% off all regular price purchases through Saturday, May 29th, 2021. And all year they get 15% off. You’ll need to verify your educator ID online.
Tijuana Flats: On Friday, May 7th, teachers (and nurses) can receive a free entrée at Tijuana Flats by using the code TYVM2575 at checkout. Valid ID must be presented upon arrival to receive entrées for Teacher Appreciation Week and National Nurses Week promotions. Maximum value of free item for all promotions is $9.99 plus tax. All promotions are valid at participating locations and cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions. Promotions are not available for delivery. No upgrades or modifications, additional exclusions may apply.
Office Depot: Teachers get 25% back in Rewards on qualifying purchases from May 2nd to 8th, 2021.
PDQ: From May 4th to 13th, customers who purchase 10 or more boxed lunches will receive $1 off each box.
Sonic Drive-In: From May 2nd to 9th, anyone can get a FREE Large drink or slush with any purchase when they use the promo code TEACHERS at checkout online or in the app. In addition, Sonic is matching $1.5 million of donations to DonorsChoose, which help fund classroom needs. More info.
Tacos 4 Life: On May 4th, teachers get a free taco. You’ll need to order online or on the app, and then show your employee ID when you pick up the order. Participating locations are at 3351 Pineville-Matthews Road, Suite 300, Charlotte, and 2940 Derita Road, Suite 40, Concord.
Verizon: Verizon is giving teachers a special deal on Unlimited plans.
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