Teacher Appreciation Freebies and Discounts May 2024


Teacher Appreciation Week is traditionally the first FULL week in May, Teacher Appreciation DAY is the Tuesday of that week.  Tuesday, May 7, 2024.  This usually coincides with National Nurses Day/Week so a lot of the freebies are valid for both teachers and nurses.  Things get a little crazy during the first week of May so just be sure to double check the offer dates on the deals and freebies you want to take advantage of!


Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings is giving 20 percent off an order for teachers. This can be used for both dine-in and to-go orders. A valid school ID must be provided to receive the discount.

Logan’s Roadhouse

Get 20% off any entree at your local Logan’s Roadhouse

McAlister’s Deli

Teachers & Nurses can get free tea at McAlister’s Deli from 5/6 – 5/12 when you show your badge or ID​​​. Offer valid in-store only.

Valid for educators and nurses from 5/6 – 5/12/24 for one (1) big Sweet Tea, Unsweet Tea, ½ Sweet & ½ Unsweet Tea, or ½ Lemonade & ½ Sweet/Unsweet Tea (flavor shots excluded) on us in store at participating locations only. Must show valid educator or nurse ID at checkout. Limit one per person. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited.


From May 9 to 16, 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.  You must be enrolled in the program before Monday, May 6 to be eligible for any rewards.


On Tuesday, May 7, teachers who dine in at participating TGI Fridays restaurants can enjoy a FREE meal from a set of fan-favorite entrees!

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Get any large drink for $5 if you have a valid teacher’s  ID from May 6 to 15.


Barnes & Noble

Take part in the B&N Educators program to receive 20% off the publisher’s list price on all purchases for the classroom and 10% off of cafe purchases.

Also, during Teacher Appreciation Week, Barnes & Noble Cafés across the country will give teachers a free tall cup of hot or iced coffee or tea when they show their valid teacher’s ID. (May 8th – 12th)

Dollar General

Dollar General is giving teachers 5% off for the month of May. To get this discount through May 31, teachers need to sign in or create a Dollar General account and verify their teacher credentials. Then they’ll need to add the “exclusive teacher-only DG digital coupon” through the retailer’s app.

The coupon will appear 24 to 48 hours after verification and to redeem teachers can enter their phone number at checkout.


From May 5 through May 11, teachers can score a teacher supply kit with two Expo dry-erase markers, one Sharpie permanent marker, two Sharpie highlighters, two Paper Mate ballpoint pens, eight Paper Mate woodcase pencils, two Paper Mate erasers, one Elmer’s glue stick, and one Elmer’s liquid school glue. Note that there is a limited number of kits per store and the kits may not be available at all Staples locations. Staples also will give 20 percent off purchases during the week for teachers with a valid ID at checkout.

Online Shopping:


Adidas.com  gives teachers 30% off their purchase –  valid on your entire purchase! This discount does work on sale items, but will take the 30% off the original, NOT the current sale price. (So if something is on sale for MORE than 30% off – save it for a separate purchase without the discount!)


Teachers can join Costco as a new member and receive a $20 Costco Shop Card. This offer, which does not note an ending date, is through SheerID, which verifies eligibility. Learn more on the SheerID Costco page.


Teachers save 15% off at Fitflop.com


Teacher get 50% off.  All you have to do is register with ID.me to verify your discount.  (College and high school students can register with a school email address)


Rothy’s offers 20% off as a way of saying thanks. Make sure to verify for the special offer !

Under Armour

Under Armour is offering 20% off their ENTIRE site for teachers and their families.  Plus, shipping is FREE on all orders! To score this discount, you must verify your identity through ID.me by clicking the “Apply a Promo Code or Discount” button at checkout. Then choose your verification – teachers should also choose Responder ID. Click here for all the information!

Vineyard Vines

Vineyard Vines gives teachers 15% off with valid ID!  You can get a 15% off code once every 30 days!  You’ll use SheerID to verify your identity!