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Teacher Appreciation Days

Teacher Appreciation Week is typically observed during the first week of May. Many retailers, however, celebrate Teacher Appreciation Days throughout the year. Of course, every day is Teacher Appreciation Day here at My Education Discount, which is why we've compiled this list of our favorite teacher appreciation perks, below. Take full advantage and enjoy!


Tax-Free Days:
Many states hold tax-free days during the month of August for items such as clothing & shoes, school supplies, computers and books. Click here for a list of participating states and their designated tax-free days.

Staples: A nationwide Staples Teacher Appreciation Day is typically held every year, during which every teacher with a valid teacher ID receives 10% off of their in-store purchase. Plus, join the Staples Teacher Rewards program for additional year-round savings.

Office Depot and OfficeMax:
Teachers who are members of the Office Depot® OfficeMax® Rewards program enjoy a 25% discount on in-store purchases plus a free tote bag and a Teacher VIP savings card for an additional 20% discount on qualifying in-store purchases made through Oct 31. If you are not already an Office Depot® OfficeMax® Rewards member, you can sign up here.

Amazon: A large number of back-to-school sales are currently being offered by Amazon. Click here to access all of them. Stack your savings with these Amazon coupons. Plus, Amazon is giving exclusive discounts to college faculty and students on select academic software. You can check your eligibility here.

Verizon Wireless: Save $100 on select smartphones, plus get free activation & shipping. (New device payment activation required. Excludes upgrades.) Be sure to use code VZWDEAL at checkout. Educators and school personnel can also save 20% off their monthly Verizon Wireless bill if employed by a participating school. Click here to see if you're eligible.

Jo-Ann Fabrics: Make sure you are signed up for Jo-Ann's Teacher Rewards Program. Registrants receive a 15% discount year-round, plus a 25% discount during their back-to-school Teacher Appreciation Days in August.

Michaels: Present your teacher ID at the register to receive a 15% discount year-round from Michaels. Plus, during July and August, Michaels stores hold fun back-to-school events, including teacher-only drawings for Michaels gift cards. Be sure to contact your local store for exact dates and details.

Big Lots: Big Lots has been known to give teachers a discount on "just about everything" in-store. Some stores also provide refreshments and additional promotions. Check with your local store for exact dates and details, and don't forget your school ID!

Computers & Electronics: Don't forget about these year-round education discounts from Adobe, Apple, Best Buy, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft and Sony.


World Teachers' Day: Celebrated internationally on October 5th, World Teachers' Day aims to mobilize support for teachers and to ensure the needs of future generations will continue to be met by educators worldwide.


American Education Week: Sponsored by the NEA, American Education Week "presents all Americans with a wonderful opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education." The celebration features a special observance each day of the week.

May 1 5, 2017

Teacher Appreciation Week! Teacher Appreciation Day to be observed on Tuesday, May 3.

Do you know of other national Teacher Appreciation celebrations? Please let us know so we can add them to the list!

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