If you’re a teacher–I hope you’re enjoying your summer! Many stores have events planned for you over the next few weeks to show their appreciation–with refreshments, goody bags, and special sales and discounts:
- Office Max: Teacher Appreciation Days start this weekend–Saturday, July 21st and Sunday, July 22nd–in parts of the country where school starts in early August. Other areas are typically Saturday, August 18th and Sunday, August 19th (check your local store); you’ll receive a FREE reusable tote bag and get 25% off your purchase. You can also have a higher purchase maximum on their special offers.
- Big Lots: Teacher Appreciation Day is Saturday, August 11th; last year the discount was 10% with school ID.
- Joann Fabrics: Sign up for their Teacher Rewards Program, which gives you a 15% discount all year, then attend Teacher Appreciation Days on August 11-12 for 25% off your purchase.
- Michael’s: Sign up to receive a 15% discount all year-round, and look for Teacher Events on August 13 and 20th.
- Office Depot: All week August 12-18 is Star Teacher Appreciation Week. Most stores are offering a Teachers’ Breakfast with Giveaways the morning of the 18th (check your local store to be sure), plus you’ll get 20% off on regularly-priced items.
- Staples: Their Teacher Appreciation Day varies by store, depending on your part of the country (southern schools start earlier). Many are being held Saturday, August 18th from 9am-Noon. The first 100 teachers will receive a FREE Gift Bag with special coupon.