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Holiday Discounts & Deals for Teachers

The magic of holidays is upon us! But it's not all just glitter glue and candy canes around here. We know you've worked hard and deserve to treat yourself for a change. So, sit back relax, and enjoy these special holiday savings, deals, and teacher discounts.

By The TFA Editorial Team

December 3, 2018

Special Discounts for TFA Alumni and Corps Members

  • Lesson & Curriculum Planning: TFA has compiled a selection of curated curricula that we hope saves you time in lesson and unit planning while ensuring the academic rigor and standards are met.
  • Enterprise and National Car Rental: All corps members and alumni are eligible for a complimentary membership in the Emerald Loyalty Program Club, savings, discounts, and more.
  • FedEx Office National Educators Discount Program: Corps members and alumni can receive 15% off on most products and services at participating FedEx Office locations nationwide. Reach out to your local TFA regional office to acquire a regional discount card then simply present your regional discount card to receive your discount when making a purchase in-store or online.
  • Headspace: Teach For America is partnered with this popular mindfulness app to offer its services free of charge to TFA corps members and alumni teachers. Contact alumniteaching@teachforamerica.org to obtain the code for your free year-long subscription. Corps Members and Alumni can renew their subscription for just $12 at headspace.com/tfacorps
  • Lumosity: TFA has partnered with Lumosity to provide a yearlong premium subscription to all corps members! Go here to log in with school-issued or TFA-issued email address, and begin your brain-training journey today.
  • YogiApproved: Teach For America has partnered with a popular online yoga and healthy lifestyle magazine to offer free online yoga and fitness classes to TFA corps members and alumni teachers. Contact alumniteaching@teachforamerica.org to obtain the code for your FREE and unlimited access to premium online yoga and fitness classes for a school year. In gratitude and Namaste!

Discounts for All Teachers

Apps and Technology

  • Apple: For faculty, staff, and homeschool teachers of all grade levels, Apple offers a range of special savings and pricing on Apple Music, Macs and iPads, select accessories, and more.
  • Adobe: Teachers and students save over 60% on Creative Cloud software and more.
  • AT&T: Score big with 15% off wireless and other services from AT&T.
  • Bose: Enjoy special pricing on Bose sound equipment for your home, office, or school.
  • Dell: Public school teachers and K-12 students receive exclusive discounts on select laptops, desktops, tablets and other Dell products and accessories through Dell's Member Purchase Program.
  • Garmin: Get a kick start on your New Year’s resolution with exclusive discounts on wearables for educators.
  • HP: Sign up to receive deep discounts on training classes and more.
  • Lenovo’s: Browse discounts on laptops, tablets, and computers based on location and school.
  • Microsoft Education: Find affordable Windows 10 devices that are built for education and get access to offers and discounts like Office 365 and 10% off of Microsoft Surface devices, and much more.
  • Samsung: Sign up for Samsung's Student & Educator Discount Program and receive easy access to low prices and special offers on computers, tablets, mobile phones, televisions, appliances and more.
  • Sprint: Teachers, administrators, and other education employees can access savings and special offers through its Sprint Works Program.
  • T-Mobile: Activate a new line and save on your device and save $100 if you’re a teacher or K-12 staff member.
  • Verizon: Government and education employees receive special monthly discounts on Verizon Wireless.

Arts and Crafts

  • A.C. Moore: 15% off both regular price and sale items when you show a school ID or paystub.
  • DickBlick Art Supplies: Blick for Educators offers supply discounts, special deals, free lesson plans, and more.
  • Hancock Fabric: Show your teacher ID for 15% off in-store purchases.
  • Jo-Ann Fabric: Snag a Teacher Rewards Discount Card for 20% off every purchase year-round.
  • Michael’s: Teachers get 15% off in-store purchases at this craft superstore.
  • Paper Source: Stock up on the new year with  25% off all calendars and planners and more.
  • Party City: Provide a letter, signed by an officer of your school or organization on official letterhead to receive 10%, %15, and 20% off your order.

Books and Media

  • Barnes & Noble: Enjoy up 20% off most books, toys, games, music, and more though Barnes & Nobel educator’s program.
  • Books-A-Million: Receive 20% off purchases for the classroom at BAM!
  • Half Price Books: Save 10% year-round with HPB’s Educator’s Discount Card.
  • Lakeshore Learning: Teacher’s Club members receive 15% off in-store purchases.
  • National Geographic: Receive discounted pricing on Geno 2.0 DNA Ancestry Kits courtesy of NatGeo.
  • The New York Times: Subscribe to the Times with discounted rates for educators and schools.
  • NEA magazine service: NEA members can score up to 85% off the cover price of more than 900 magazines.
  • Scholastic Teacher Store: Take advantage of up to 75% off items at the Scholastic Teacher Store.
  • Trift Books: Show your teacher ID for an extra 15% off all used class book set purchases.
  • USA Today: Educators can get up to 45% off classroom subscriptions.
  • Washington Post: Active K-12 teachers and U.S. college students, faculty, and staff are eligible to save 50% with our Academic Rate.

Office Supplies and Furniture

  • Container Store: The Container Store Organized Teacher program offers educators special discounts throughout the year to help organize their classrooms. Be sure to sign up before the program ends December 31!
  • FedEx: Enroll in FedEx’s National Educators Discount Program to receive 15% off shipping and other services at all participating FedEx Office locations, nationwide.
  • The Mine: A chic and trendy furniture store, The Mine offers a 10% sitewide discount to all teachers.
  • Pencils.com: Write on! Pencils.com offers teachers, administrators and other school officials 10% off on all orders.
  • Overstock: Enjoy free shipping on every purchase, rewards for purchases, and additional perks with Club O Classroom Membership.
  • West Elm: Stylish and generous, West Elm offers 15% off all day, every day for teachers and students.

Retail Stores

  • Ann Taylor LOFT: LOFT Loves Teachers, and the feeling is mutual. Enroll to receive 15% off—and a whole host of other benefits–every day.
  • Banana Republic: Enjoy 15% off full-price, in-store purchases with your teacher ID.
  • Bonobos: Verify your teacher ID to get 15% off 5 different orders throughout the year.
  • Columbia: Apply to Columbia's Professional Purchase Program for teachers and government employees to get 15% off any order.
  • Hanes Brands: Current and retired educators across the nation receive 10% off at all Hanes Brand stores, including Champion, Bali, and more.
  • J.Crew: Flash your teacher ID at J.Crew and enjoy 15% off full-price items.
  • Karen Kane: Snag 25% off purchases to with valid teacher ID.
  • The Limited: Teachers, grab some affordable separates with 15% off in-store purchases.
  • Madewell: We heart Madewell, but it can hurt the wallet, so 15% off in-store for teachers is very welcome.
  • Nine West: Receive an extra 10% off your purchase.
  • Talbot’s: Stay classy with 15% off in-store purchases from Talbot’s with a valid ID.
  • TOMS: Students and teachers alike can look forward to a 10% discount on footwear and accessories.
  • Tommy Hilfiger: If you're a teacher or college student, you're eligible for a 15% discount on Tommy.com. Simply confirm your eligibility through SheerID.

Travel and Outings

  • Aqua Aston Hotels & Resorts: Teachers and government employees receive discounted rates when using promo code: GOV.
  • Budget: Receive 20% off on local moves and 15% off on one-way moves, any day of the week! To redeem this offer apply discount code 'TEACH'.
  • Broadway: The Theatre Development Fund provides discounted tickets for educators and more.
  • Caesar’s Palace: Score 10% off your stay in addition to other special offers with a verified teacher ID.
  • Crayola Experience:  Crayola Experience offers various educator discounts and back-to-school savings, depending on location.
  • Hertz: Save up to 25% on rentals all year, plus combine with special offers to save even more by using NEA discount code CDP# 50655.
  • National Parks Service:  Show a valid teacher ID to receive 15% off purchases and enjoy free online lesson plans.
  • Red Roof Inn: NEA members earn a 20% discount at over 350 Red Roof Inn locations.
  • Stay Sky Suites: Receive exclusive discounts and complimentary services at Stay Sky Suites with you show a verified teacher ID.
  • STA Travel: An International Teacher Identity Card will get you access to thousands of travel discounts.
  • Westgate Resorts: Qualified Educators can save 10% off best available rates by using offer Code: EDUCATORS10.