National Teacher Appreciation Week is the first full week of May and Teacher Appreciation Day is the first Tuesday in May. During this time, we thank teachers for their contribution to our nation’s children. Listed below are discounts and freebies for educators in the Seattle area. We’ll update this list each year beginning in April as local and national businesses announce Teacher Appreciation deals.
2022 Teacher Appreciation discounts and deals
Barnes & Noble (multiple Puget Sound locations: Get 20% off publisher’s list price all year long on all purchases for classroom use. Plus, enjoy discounts of up to 25% off the publisher’s list price during Educator Appreciation Days.
Buffalo Wild Wings (multiple Puget Sound locations): Just wing it, teachers! From May 2 to 6 teachers and school staff can get 20% discount, dine-in or in-store pay + pickup only. Teachers and staff need to show a valid school ID for the saucy savings.
Cheap Caribbean (online) offers an exclusive Hero Discount for teachers, healthcare workers, first responders, and members of the military. Teachers can enjoy $150 off their next vacation package with a special promo code. (The discount is valid on package bookings of 5 or more nights.)
Cole Haan (online). Teachers (and students!) can take a study break with 20% off. Just use a valid school e-mail address.
Lenovo Computers Teacher & Student discount (online). Teachers and higher ed students can save an extra 5% with verified ID. K-12 can save through the Parent Program. Read the fine print, exclusions apply.
Michaels (multiple Puget Sound locations) offers a 15% Teacher Discount online and in-store. Teachers need to verify educator ID online through Michaels Rewards.
National Education Association (online) members enjoy many exclusive ongoing deals and discounts. The member benefits are wide- ranging, from discounted vacations to credit cards with lots of rewards.
Office Depot / OfficeMax Exclusive Rewards (officedepot.com) (multiple Puget Sound locations). For Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2 to 6, teachers with a Rewards membership can take advantage 20% back in Bonus Rewards on a qualifying in-store purchase and 20% off a qualifying regular-priced purchase. Must present a valid teacher ID and required coupon at checkout.
Potbelly (greater Seattle locations): The sandwich shop is recognizing teachers with a free cookie or regular-sized soft drink when they order any entrée all week from May 1 through May 8. Just show a work ID to get the free item.
Red Robin (multiple Puget Sound locations) is giving all customers a $5 Bonus Bucks reward with the the purchase of a $25 gift card from April 18 to June 19. (The bonus is valid June 20 to Aug. 21.)
Samsung’s Education Offers Program (online) offers teachers and educators up to 30% off on laptops, tablets, smartphones and more when shopping on Samsung.com. The offer includes many popular electronic products, including Samsung’s new Galaxy S22 series, Galaxy Tab S8 series, Galaxy Chromebook 2 360 and Galaxy Book2 series.
Sonic Drive-In (multiple Puget Sound locations). Every teacher, faculty, or staff at K-12 or degree-granting university in America is eligible for a FREE cheeseburger with purchase. To get the offer, educators need to enroll in the SONIC Teachers’ Circle, an awards program exclusively available for educators through the chain’s app.
Staples Teacher Appreciation Week (multiple Puget Sound locations) is supplying teachers with lots of gratitude, including a FREE teacher gift box (including Sharpie highlighters, glue sticks, stickers, 25 thank you cards, 50% off custom stamps coupon and more), plus exclusive savings and 20% back in classroom rewards. The giveaway runs from April 30 to May 6.
Subway’s latest special (multiple Puget Sound locations). Teachers (and everyone else) can take advantage from April 26 to May 21 with a BOGO FREE Footlong sub special online.
Find more nationwide deals below.
Discounts & deals for teachers across the nation
Find more deals for teachers across the nation year-round on our national site:
- 30-plus discounts for teachers all year long
- 12 great gifts for teachers
- Free and low-cost resources for homeschooling
- Living on the Cheap