Teacher Appreciation Day Freebies and Deals on May 5, 2015

Teachers across America can get special freebies and deals from a variety of restaurants and merchants to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

Teacher Appreciation Week in the U.S. takes place during the first full week of May each year, which runs from May 4th to May 8th in 2015, and Teacher Appreciation Day falls on the Tuesday during Teacher Appreciation Week, which is on May 5th, so take advantage of these special offers if you are an educator.

2015 Teacher Appreciation Day Promotions

Chipotle Mexican Grill Teacher Appreciation Day DealBuy 1 Get 1 Free Burritos, Bowls, Salads, or Tacos.

All educators, including teachers, faculty, and staff, can bring your valid school ID to any Chipotle in the U.S. on Tuesday, May 5th from 4 PM to close, and you’ll get Buy 1 Get 1 Free burritos, bowls, salads, or orders of tacos.

This offer is not valid for online, mobile, fax, Burritos by the Box, or catering orders, and it is available at U.S. locations only. There is a limit of 1 free menu item per educator/staff ID.

McDonald’s Teacher Appreciation Day DealFree Extra Value Meal.

All teachers from preschool to college can show your school ID at any McDonald’s between 5 AM and 8 PM on Tuesday, May 5th, to get a free Extra Value Meal. This should be available nationwide, but check your local McDonald’s to confirm that they are offering the deal.

Stage Stores’ Family of BrandsStage, Bealls, Goodys, Palais Royal, and Peebles will show teachers just how much they are appreciated from Friday, May 1st to Thursday, May 7th with a special coupon to receive 40% off 2 single items.

Valid on regular price, sale, and clearance. Excludes all cosmetics, fragrances, yes! items (items with $0.98 endings), Night Owls & Early Birds, gift cards, and previous purchases. Cannot be combined with any other coupon or discount. Valid for in-store use only.

Ongoing Teacher and Educator Discounts

This list includes various other programs that are available for teachers to save money on school supplies, educational materials, and much more all year round.

Book Discounts for Teachers

Read ConmigoFree bilingual books.

Get access to award-winning bilingual books, games, and activities for Pre-K through 5th grade classrooms.

Barnes & Noble Educator ProgramUp to 25% off the publisher’s list price.

Educators can get 20% off the publisher’s list price on all purchases for classroom use and up to 25% off during Educator Appreciation Days.

Book Warehouse15% off book prices.

The Book Warehouse Educators’ Book Club offers an extra 15% discount off for public teachers, private teachers, homeschool teachers, librarians, and professors.

Half Price Books10% off book prices.

Teachers and librarians can get 10% off your purchases at Half Price Books with a valid ID and proof of current employment.

Classroom Supplies Discounts for Teachers

TeacherLists.comFree school supplies.

TeacherLists.com is a great way to get the necessary supplies for your classroom, plus you can participate in the Tell-a-Teacher referral program to get free school supplies.

Lakeshore Learning15% off hundreds of classroom items.

Join the Lakeshore Learning Store Teacher’s Club to get 15% off the price of essential classroom items and special offers every month.

Clothing Discounts for Teachers

Ann Taylor Loft Loves Teachers Promotion15% off full-price purchases every day and more benefits.

Join the free Loft Loves Teachers program to get 15% off your purchases every day, special teacher appreciation nights, and more benefits.

Aerosoles Teachers Discount15% off footwear items prices $39.99 or higher.

Just present your teacher ID or a pay stub at any Aerosoles store or call 1-800-798-9478 to place your order.

New York & Company Teacher Discount15% off in-store purchases all year.

Just show your ID at the register at New York & Company, plus get 20% off your first purchase just for joining.

Travel Discounts for Teachers

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort DiscountsFrom $139 per room per night.

Get discounted rates at the Walt Disney World Resort for teachers and school support staff.

Store Discounts for Teachers

Jo-Ann Fabric & Crafts15% off on every purchase every day.

The Jo-Ann Teacher Rewards Discount Card offers educators 15% off all of your purchases in-store and online.

FedEx Office15% off at FedEx Office nationwide.

Teachers, professors, faculty, and staff members can get 15% off most products and services at participating FedEx Office locations nationwide.

The Container StoreGet special discounts all year.

Educators can get special discounts at The Container Store through December 31, 2014.

Telecommunications Discounts for Teachers

AT&T Faculty DiscountSave on AT&T services.

Faculty and students can get special deals on AT&T services through your school or employer.

Computer Software Discounts for Teachers

Apple StoreGet Apple Store education pricing.

Get special education pricing on Apple computers, software, and select third party products for teachers, homeschool teachers, administrators, and staff of all grade levels as well as students and parents buying for a college student.

JourneyEdGet computer software discounts.

JourneyEd offers discounts on a variety of computer software programs for teachers and students.

Adobe SoftwareAdobe Education Discounts

Teachers and students can get the Adobe Creative Cloud at a special discount price.

If you know of any other teacher discounts for Teacher Appreciation Day or otherwise, please feel free to share them in the below comments, and I’ll add them to the list.


  1. sterling chap says

    Stylusshop.com gives 50% off all their mobile accessories (Styluses, Cases, scree protectors, etc) to verified teachers and schools every year.

    You just need to email them with proof.

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