6 Ways Companies Are Saying #ThankATeacher By Giving Away Free Stuff

Did you know that today is Teacher Appreciation Day? While we know that most of you deserve more than just a day of extra thanks, we do what we can. So we’re jumping on the #thankateacher bandwagon, and encouraging Edudemic readers to give a shout out to their favorite teachers on social media. Just click the handy little button below, and a magical little window will pop up with room for you to fill in what you’ve got to say!

When you’re done waxing philosophical on your awesome teacher (or you hit 140 characters, which ever comes first), just click “Tweet” and your message will be broadcast to your followers! If you send a really awesome message, maybe we’ll even re-tweet it! If you’re feeling ambitious, you can download this handy #thankateacher sign from ed.gov.

Deals For Teachers

Since we know you all love a good deal, there are a number of companies out there who are offering discounts today that are especially for teachers. So you can go have a discounted thank you burrito and follow it up with some shopping for new work clothes or school supplies! Arm twisted! Here are a few of the places offering teacher discounts today!

Office Depot: Need school supplies? Office Depot offers a teacher rewards program that offers discounts and occasional free stuff!

AC Moore: Special teacher discounts for 20% off your regular and sale price merchandise until 5/10

Michaels: Michaels offers 15% off for teachers

JoAnn Fabrics: JoAnn offers a teacher rewards program that comes with a 20% off coupon.

NY and Co.: NY and Co is offering teachers (and nurses) 30% off until 5/7. So you can snag yourself some stylish work duds.

Chipotle: Chipotle offered one of the first teacher appreciation programs I ever heard about. They offer a buy one get one free offer today until close. Dinner is served.