National Teachers' Day: Deals, discounts and free stuff for educators

It's time to celebrate all the incredible teachers in your life.

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week, with National Teachers' Day falling on Tuesday, May 7.

Businesses and brands across the country are offering discounts and freebies to teachers all week long to show their appreciation, but Tuesday is the biggest day for educators to score deals.

Check out the list below for some of the best deals for teachers and educators this week.




Teachers can take up to 80 percent off Adobe products, and this deal isn't only during Teacher Appreciation Week — it's offered all year round.


Teachers with an .edu email address can receive a free 6-month Amazon Prime Student membership, which includes free 2-day shipping, unlimited streaming of TV and movies, access to Prime Music, unlimited photo storage with prime Photos, and discounts on textbooks.


Visit the Apple Education Store to get up to $200 off Apple products and applications.

Barnes & Noble

Join the B&N Educators program to receive 25 percent off the publishers list price on all purchases for the classroom on Educator Appreciation Days, and 20 percent off the rest of the time.


From 10 a.m. May 6 until 10 a.m. May 13, take 15 percent off the entire website with the promo: THANKYOU.

Grimaldi's Pizzeria

May 6-10, teachers can take 15 percent off orders at locations in all 42 markets. Know an absolutely incredible teacher who deserves something extra? Nominate them for a free pizza party.


Teachers receive up to 20 percent off on ThinkPad and IdeaPad products.

Metro Diner

May 6-10, take 20 percent off with valid ID.


15 percent off in-store purchases for teachers with a valid ID.

MOD Pizza

On May 7, teachers are eligible for buy-one-get-one on MOD-size pizza or salad. Valid in-store only, and teachers must present a valid ID.

Office Depot & Office Max

On May 7, take 20 percent off on most classroom supplies. Available in-store only, and teachers must present a valid ID.


On May 7, teachers get 50 percent off their entire purchase with valid ID.

P.volve Fitness

$20 off monthly streaming service and an additional 20 percent off equipment purchases.


Join the Teachers Rewards program for 2 percent back on all purchases.

West Elm

Take 15 percent off with valid ID.



Applebee's Grill & Bar

On Monday, May 6, some Applebee's locations are offering free lunch or dinner for teachers with a valid ID. The promotion varies by location, though, so be sure to call your local Applebee's for details.

Bruegger's Bagels

All week long, teachers with a valid ID can get a free medium drip or iced coffee with any purchase.

Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen

All week teachers get a free appetizer with purchase of adult entree.


On May 7, teachers can get a free sandwich between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. with a valid ID. The promotion is only available at certain locations, so call your local franchise for details.


On May 7 from 3 p.m. to close, educators can take advantage of a buy-one-get-one deal on bowls, burritos, and taco meals. Available in-store only.


Teachers get free adult buffet with valid school ID on May 7.

The Greene Turtle

When teachers dine in on May 7, they'll receive a free meal (value up to $14) with the presentation of a valid ID.

McAlister's Deli

Teachers with a valid ID get a free sweet tea all week long.

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes

Text TEACH to 97455 for a coupon for a free burger with purchase of fries and a drink or shake, redeemable on Wednesday May 8. Available for dine-in only with a valid school ID.

Nando's PERi-PERi

Teachers get a free flame-grilled chicken meal on May 7.

Potbelly Sandwich Shop

From May 6-12, teachers are eligible for a free sandwich with purchase of a sandwich of equal or higher value.

Raising Cane's

From 6-9 p.m. on May 7, teachers can get a free box combo with a valid ID.

Roy Rogers

Teachers' purchases come with a free milkshake or dessert all week.

Salata Salad Kitchen

Friday, May 10, teachers with a valid ID can get a free salad or wrap with the purchase of one of equal or higher value.