Teacher Appreciation Week: Deals and freebies for teachers and school staff

To celebrate teachers and school staff across the country, companies are offering deals and freebies on food, clothing and services.

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The deals below require a valid ID from a school. Some meal deals require that you dine in.

Teacher Appreciation Day deals 2022:

Adidas: Get 30% off its teachers’ shoes collection. Must have a valid ID.

Applebee’s: Teachers can get a 20% discount from any participating Applebee’s this week.

AT&T: Get a 25% discount on eligible unlimited wireless plans. You must show proof you are a school employee.

Barnes and Noble: Get a free cup of hot or iced coffee or tea at participating Barnes & Noble cafes on Tuesday when you show school ID.

Buffalo Wild Wings: Teachers and school staff get 20% off their order when they show their school ID. The discount is available for dine-in or in-store pay and pickup only, and it lasts throughout this week.

Champion: Educators and school staff can get 10% off online orders.

Freddy’s: Show your school ID and get a free single-topping mini sundae. The deal lasts through Friday.

Great American Cookies: Teachers can get a free Original Chocolate Chip Cookie through Friday with any purchase. You must have a valid ID.

Insomnia Cookies: Teachers can get a free six-pack of cookies with a $5 in-store purchase through 3 a.m. Saturday.

Laffy Taffy: Laffy Taffy will send 500 teachers – 100 teachers each day – a free care package. Registration is required. To register, teachers must submit their favorite jokes between Monday and Friday. Parents and students can also nominate teachers to receive a care package.

Lululemon: A coach or trainer can get a 25% Lululemon discount. Apply online to join the company’s “Sweat Collective.”

Marble Slab Creamery: Teachers can get a buy-one-get-one-free small ice cream through Friday. A valid ID is needed.

Mattress Firm: School faculty can get a 10%-20% discount at Mattress Firm. You will need to get verified through SheerID, and then they will receive a single-use coupon code that can be used in-store or online.

Nekter Juice Bar: Get a 16 ounce superfood smoothie for $3 with valid ID at participating locations.

O’Charley’s: Through Friday, O’Charley’s is giving teachers a free dessert with the purchase of an entree. Must have a valid ID or badge. Dine-in only.

Office Depot and OfficeMax: Through June 25, teachers can get 20% off qualifying regular-priced purchases and 20% back in Bonus Rewards on a qualifying purchase — up to $50 in rewards. You must present a valid ID, a coupon and a rewards member number. To redeem either deal, teachers must present a valid teacher ID, a coupon and a rewards member number. Coupons are available at

Potbelly: Starting Monday, teachers can get a free cookie or free regular-sized fountain drink when buying an entree. You must show a school ID. The deal ends on Sunday.

Sonic: Teachers, faculty and staff can get a free cheeseburger with a purchase. You have to enroll in Sonic’s Teacher’s Circle.

Staples: From Monday through Saturday, Staples customers can download the Staples Connect app and give teachers or schools 20% back in classroom rewards or in-store purchases. Customers will get up to 5% back in Staples rewards. Teachers will receive 20% back in classroom rewards on their purchases.

Whataburger: Through Friday, Whataburger is giving teachers free breakfast items and a 24% discount on retail items in the company store. Use the code WHATATEACHER22.

Zaxby’s: Get a buy-one-get-one deal for teachers and nurses Tuesday. Buy a boneless wings meal and get a second boneless wings meal free, while supplies last, at participating locations.

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