Today is national Teacher Appreciation Day and to celebrate all the hard work that educators put into shaping students, a variety of restaurants and retailers are offering freebies and discounts. So whether you’re looking to pick up a cup of coffee at a discount, score a free sandwich or save on classroom supplies, there is certainly a deal to take advantage of today.
After a day on the job, enjoying a nice bite to eat is always a nice way to wind down. Chipotle is always a fan favorite, and the Mexican grill is offering buy-one get-one-free burritos, bowls, salads or taco entrees.
The offer is good from 3pm this afternoon until close, and you’ll want to be sure to bring your school ID. If you’re not sure where the nearest Chipotle is, you can find out here. If you’re not in the mood for burritos, there are tons of other discounts out there to take advantage of, from free dine-in meals to coffee discounts and free sandwiches.
- Chick-fil-A: Teachers can get a free Chick-fil-A sandwich from 11am to 8pm with your school ID.
- Applebee’s: School staff can save 30% off their meals through May 11th with their IDs.
- McDonald’s: Score a free six piece Chicken McNugget Meal and a premium coffee drink freebie.
- The Green Turtle: Get a free meal at up to a $12 value or save $12 off your order.
- The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf: Get a small beverage for just $1 with your faculty ID.
For teachers looking to stock up on supplies, a variety of retailers are offering notable discounts on everything from classroom gear to software and more. Costco headlines the deals by offering educators a $60 discount on a year’s membership. Memberships start at $60 and go all the way up to $120. You’ll have to prove that you are in fact a teacher and upload a form of verification. You’ll find the rest of our top picks below.
- Adobe: Teachers can save 60% on their next Creative Cloud purchase.
- Barnes & Noble: Save 20% on select books purchased for classroom use and 25% on certain “Educator Appreciation” purchases.
- Microsoft Store: Teachers will be able to get the Office 365 package for free and 10% off select Windows devices.
- PBS: Lock in access to digital various curriculum-based resources for free.
- Pencils.com: Save 10% on all orders of writing utensils and more.
- Michaels: In-store purchases will be discounted by 15% with your teacher ID.
- JoAnn Fabric: Both in-store and online orders will save 15% off.
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