By Teachers, For Teachers
Teachers, you work hard in and out of the classroom. You deserve to treat yourselves. So, go ahead: indulge your passion for fashion, crafts, and travel by taking advantage of these amazing Teacher Appreciation Week discounts.
Score some new duds. This is the perfect time to spruce up your wardrobe! Enroll in Ann Taylor's free Loft Loves Teachers program and save 15% off full-price purchases. Popular retailers J. Crew and Banana Republic offer similar discounts; no program enrollment is necessary - just present a valid school ID and receive 15-percent off any full-price, in-store purchase.
Plan a getaway. Who doesn't want a fun, relaxing vacation? Many Marriott hotels across the country offer educator discounts; take advantage and save on the getaway you've been dreaming about. You'll have to present your school ID when checking in, and it doesn't hurt to call and ask about the discount before you book your room. In the market for discounted flights? Book airfare online with STA Travel to receive Exclusive Teacher Deals.
Make something. Whether your craft for classroom instruction or for personal pursuits, there are discounts out there that can help ease the burden on your pockets. Sign up for Joann Fabric's free Teacher Rewards Discount Card and receive 15-percent off all purchases. New members will receive a 20-percent off bonus just for signing up! You can also apply for Hancock Fabric's free Red Apple Card to receive a 10-percent discount on in-store purchases. And you can simply flash your school ID at any Michael's location to receive a 15-percent discount.
Get organized. Bins, binders and more...you can always find what you need at the Container Store. Sign up for their Organized Teacher program and save money throughout the year. Register for the free Staples Teachers Reward Program to receive discounts on a host of organizational items.
Upgrade your tech. If you're in the market for a new laptop or tablet, make sure you utilize these discounts - every penny saved helps! The Apple Store offers educators a 5-percent discount on all in-store purchases; you must show a valid school ID or a recent paystub to qualify. Dell also offers an educator discount for online laptop and desktop purchases. Call their customer service line at