Homeschool Teacher ID Card - Discounts

Arts, Crafts & School Supplies

  • A.C. Moore
    Show your Teacher ID and get 15% off all items, including sale merchandise.
  • Ben Franklin Crafts & Frame Shop
    Teachers receive 10% off all purchases all year round.
  • Big Lots
    Big Lots hosts an annual Teacher Appreciation Day in August.
  • The Container Store (10% off online & in-store)
    Various discounts throughout the year when you sign up for the Organized Teacher Program. Register online for a free discount card to use for in-store and online purchases. If you visit a store, be sure to have your Homeschool Teacher ID.
  • Dick Blick
    The Best Art Supplies...at the best discounts!
  • FedEx Office
    With the FedEx Office Academic Edge program you'll receive 15% off nearly all products, including brochures, business cards and photos. This discount is available both online and in-store.
  • Hancock Fabrics (10% off in-store)
    Teachers & PEAH (Parents Educating at Home) receive a 10% discount when they present their Red Apple Card. Cannot be combined with any other discount cards programs or used to purchase gift cards. You can obtain a Red Apple card at any Hancock Fabrics store. To obtain a card you must present your Homeschool ID card at the store. This discount is only available in stores, it is not available at HancockFabrics.com.
  • Jo-Ann Fabrics and Craft Stores (15% off online & in-store)
    Take your Homeschool ID card to your local store to enroll in the Teacher Rewards program and start saving 15% on every purchase any day. Additionally, you'll receive regular email coupons up to 40% off to be used online or in-store!
  • Michael's (15% off in-store)
    15% off your entire purchase, some exclusions apply
  • Office Depot
    The Star Teachers Rewards Program grants privileged educators (those who sign up) 5% off qualifying in-store purchases. You also get 15% off the price of all copy and print orders online and in-store.
  • Office Max
    The MaxPerks Rewards program is specifically for teachers. Benefits include $10 in rewards for every $75 spent on qualifying purchases, and $2 in rewards for each ink or toner cartridge recycled. Sign-up online to get your membership card.
  • Party City
    Offers discounts to all schools and non-profit organizations at our store locations. (8/24/16 - a homeschool mother reported that the Savannah, GA location did not honor her Teacher ID, so perhaps participating stores apply)
  • Staples (5% back in rewards online & in-store)
    When you sign up, you'll earn 5% back in rewards, and an extra 5% back in rewards on teaching and art supplies. Plus, get free shipping on every staples.com order.
  • The UPS Store
    Teacher discounts include: 4¢ black and white copies, .25 cent color print/copies, 15% off other printing services, 5% off UPS Shipping, 30% off Mailbox services and $50 print credit (with a 12 month contract).

Books & Media

  • Barnes & Noble (20% off online & in-store)
    Through the B&N Educator Program teachers save 20% off the publisher's list price. During Educator Appreciation Days they offer discounts up to 25%. Instructions for using your Barnes & Noble Educator Card Online
  • The Book Barn Exchange (Miami, FL)
    Up To 80% Off List Price. Specialization-Working with Teacher to Fulfill Student's Reading List Need's and Requirement's. Teacher Discounts Available.
  • Books-A-Million
    Certain brick-and-mortar locations grant teachers a 20% discounts on most purchases just for asking. Call ahead to be sure your local store honors the discount and, if they don't, see if they offer a compromise.
  • Half Price Books (10% off in-store)
    The Half Price Books Educator Discount Card is available to Homeschoolers. Homeschool parents should provide verification from their state or local homeschooling organization where applicable. The Discount Card must be renewed annually. Discount valid in-store only.
  • PBS Learning Media
    Educators who sign up for the PBS LearningMedia program will receive free access to tens of thousands of videos, games, lesson plans and other educational materials.

Clothing

  • Aerosoles
    15% off footwear items priced $39.99 or higher. Present your teacher ID.
  • Ann Taylor's Loft
    We think teachers deserve a break, so we give them one every day. Special discounts, including 15% off your full-price purchases every day.
  • Banana Republic
    Get 15% off your in-store full-priced purchases at Banana Republic stores. Not valid at Factory Stores.
  • BunionBootie.com
    Bunion Bootie is the complete bunion treatment package; soothing, protective, supportive, comfortable, and not to mention, discrete. 10% off every day for teachers.
  • CJ Banks/Christopher and Banks (10% off in-store)
    Teachers & Educational Professional enjoy 10% off every day. Must present cashier with a valid school id.
  • Clothes Mentor
    10% off with teacher ID at Buford, Jonesboro, Savannah Centre
  • Eddie Bauer
    10%-15% off teacher discount on your in-store purchases. Just show a valid teacher id at checkout. Be sure to call your local Eddie Bauer store to make sure they offer this 10% off teacher discount.
  • Goodwill
    Goodwill Stores give a 5% - 25% discount for entire purchase (excluding already 1/2 priced items), however participation varies from store to store. Ask the cashier at checkout and show your Teacher's ID and a picture ID.
  • J. Crew (15% off in-store)
    J Crew offers a 15% discount to all teachers when they shop with us in our stores and show a valid school ID at checkout.
  • J. Jill
    15% off all full priced styles with your valid Teacher's ID (in-store only).
  • The Limited (15% off in-store)
    Educators receive 15% off every purchase made at any The Limited store location – just show us your school I.D.
  • New York & Company (15% off in-store)
    Teachers receive a 20% off in-store coupon just signing up and 15% off in-store purchases year round.
  • Talbots (15% off in-store)
    15% discount is valid multiple times only in Talbots stores during normal store hours. Offer valid on any full-priced merchandise. Valid teacher identification must be presented at time of purchase to receive discount. Discount will be applied at checkout. Not valid in Talbots Outlet or Clearance stores.

Education

  • Fluent City
    15% off French, Spanish, Italian and Arabic afterwork classes for teachers.
  • Izzit.org
    Join and receive one free educational DVD per school year. The company specializes in videos for older students, but homeschoolers of grades K-12 can apply.
  • Lakeshore Learning
    15% off of select items
  • PBS Educational Media
  • Scholastic Teacher Store
    Call 1-800-497-8291 to register as a homeschool and order from their teacher store

Electronics & Software

  • AcademicSuperstore.com
    Academic Software discounts for teachers. After you place your order, email eligibility to id@academicsuperstore.com. ID cards must be validated to current semester (in other words not expired).
  • Apple Store
    Apple offers varying discounts up to $200 on computers and accessories through the Apple Education Store.
  • Adobe.com
    Shop direct from the Adobe Education Store and receive discounts on select software, including bundles and suites.
  • Best Buy
    Best Buy will price-match the Apple Edu website (in-store only).
  • Bose
    Bose offers special benefits for educators. Discounts are available on all music systems and accessories. Call 1-800-353-4027 for pricing and to place an order
  • JourneyEd.com
    Academic software discounts at up to 85% off retail prices for teachers. Academic discounts on Adobe, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft, Rosetta Stone and more!
  • Think EDU (online only)
    Fax/email copy of teaher ID card to receive discount, fax #978-832-1065

Entertainment

  • Disneyland
    If you're taking a group of 10 or more kids (between ages 3 and 18) to Disneyland, call the Youth Group Sales department at (800) 232-7980 to see what discounts may apply. Note: Disneyland's verification process requires proof of current homeschooling status, so an additional government issued form with a current date may be required in addition to your ID.
  • Hastings
    Sign up for their educator discount program in store, and receive $5 coupons and more!
  • Regal Cinemas
    Regularly have discount tickets for teachers (and students), good for all show times. Call or visit beforehand, as not every location honors the discount or offers the same price.
  • Ripley’s Attractions, Gatlinburg, TN
    Regularly hosts a teacher's appreciation day. Call ahead.

Field Trips, Museums, & Zoos

  • Colonial Williamsburg
    50% off admission tickets. (unconfirmed as of 12/20/13)
  • Creation Museum, Peterburg, KY
    Kids get in free during 2014 when accompanied by an adult or senior purchasing a full-price ticket.
  • Kennedy Space Center
    IMPORTANT: The Space Center website says you must teach at a Florida or Georgia accredited school as a full-time, K-12 classroom to receive complimentary access to the Visitor Complex and KSC’s Educator Resource Center (ERC). However, I have spoken with homeschool parents that have said they presented their Declaration of Intent to qualify for the discount. Please call ahead before planning your trip. Kennedy Space Center also offers a Salute to homeschool day on April 26th, 2014.
  • Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum in Missouri
    Click the link above to request your discount before visiting the museum.

Groceries

  • Cost Plus World Market
    San Francisco Bay Area educators can apply to receive a 10% off discount card for Cost Plus World Market stores.

Hotels

  • Marriott Hotels
    Some Marriott hotels offer Teacher Appreciation Rates. Call ahead before booking for possible savings of up to 30% off.
  • Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel
    Special room rate for teachers and all school support staff start at just $139.00* per room, per night!

Musical Instruments

Parks & Attractions

  • National Park Service
    133 out of the 401 National Parks have an entrance fee that you can get waived prior to visiting. Visit the National Park Service website to view opportunities on a park by park basis and obtain the fee waiver form needed. Also, be sure to use your Teacher ID card for discounts on educational materials within the parks' stores. On a side note, be sure to explore their lesson plans which you can search by topic, or check out their list of distance learning opportunities that they will schedule just for your class!
  • Valley Forge Homeschool Day
    Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Must register by May 7

Restaurants

  • Chipotle
    Participating locations offer Buy One Get One Free Entrees on Teacher Appreciation Day (usually the 1st week in May). Show your Teacher ID card at register.

Georgia Home School Discounts

Arts, Crafts & School Supplies

Batteries

Books & Media

  • Book Warehouse (Woodstock, GA)
    Show your valid Homeschool Teacher's ID card to join the Educator's Book Club and get a 15% discount on most in-store purchases.

Entertainment

Field Trips, Museums, & Zoos

  • Atlanta History Center
    Offers special monthly programs for homeschool students and their families. Admission to Homeschool Days is $8.50 nonmembers; $6.50 children of members; and free for adult members.
  • Fern Bank
    Fernbank Museum of Natural History offers discounted membership prices for certified home educators. Homeschool Day is February 24th, 2014 Non-member Adults: $18; Non-member Children: $7 (take your Declaration of Intent letter as backup).
  • Georgia Aquarium
    Georgia Aquarium offers educational programming and discounted ticket prices to home school students through our instructor-led programs at 1:45 pm on select dates. Bring your Homeschool Teacher's ID AND a copy of your Declaration of Intent as backup proof.
  • High Museum of Art
    The High Museum of Art offers free evenings each year for educators and their guests to preview the newest exhibitions while learning more about the programs and resources available to teachers. The High Museum also offers discounted Homeschool Days here and discounted Museum Membership at the Educator Family level.
  • Michael C. Carlos Museum
    Homeschool Day at the Carlos Friday, February 14, 2014 1:00 – 3:30 pm
  • Zoo Atlanta
    Zoo Atlanta welcomes educators and their families to the biannual Educator Appreciation Day with receive FREE admission (educator ID required) and $2 OFF general admission for accompanying guests. Additionally, Educators save $10 on any level of Zoo Membership.

Musical Instruments

  • Chick Music (10% off)
    Locally-owned family business that has been serving Athens area musicians for over 70 years.

Restaurants

  • Chick-fil-a
    Participating locations give away free chicken sandwiches on Teacher Appreciation Day (usually the 1st week in May). Show your Teacher ID card at register.
  • Jittery Joe's (Epps Bridge Pkwy)
    Wednesdays are Teacher Appreciation Day at our Epps Bridge Pkwy. location (next to Barberitos). Show your Teacher ID and get 1/2 off drinks (excludes bottled drinks).
  • Moe's Southwest Grill
    Some Moe's Southwest Grill locations offer up to 50% off on Teacher Appreciation Day (usually the 1st week in May). Participation varies.

Minnesota Home School Discounts

Arts, Crafts & School Supplies

  • Innovative Office Solutions
    Offers the same discount as district, but not tax exempt
  • Northern Business Products (online & in-store)
    Store locations: Duluth, Willmar, Cloquet, Marshall, Hibbing, Altoona, St. Cloud; contact Debbie Ecklund @ 1-800-647-8775 to set up account and receive same discount as district. Note: on-line pricing does not reflect school pricing.
  • TWIST OFFICE PRODUCTS
    A local, reliable and independent full service office supply dealer in the Twin Cities offering discounts to home educators. Contact Randy Bowman directly at 612-703-1370 to set up your account today!
  • Utrecht Minneapolis
    Minneapolis Art Supply Company, 20% off non-sale items
  • Viking Office Supply, Alexandria, MN
    Same discount as district

Books & Media

  • Book Warehouse (Albertville, MN)
    Show your valid Homeschool Teacher's ID card to join the Educator's Book Club and get a 15% discount on most in-store purchases.
  • Cherry Street Books, Alexandria, MN
    10% discount
  • Buffalo Books & Coffee, Buffalo, MN
    10% discount;
  • Scout & Morgan Books, Cambridge, MN
    10% discount
  • Excelsior Bay Books, Excelsior, MN
    10% discount
  • Victor Lundeen Co., Fergus Falls, MN
    20% discount
  • Drury Lane Books, Grand Marais, MN
    10% discount
  • The Village Bookstore, Grand Rapids, MN
    20% discount (manager's discretion)
  • Birchbark Books & Native Arts, Minneapolis, MN
    10% off $100.00 purchase
  • Magers & Quinn Booksellers, Minneapolis, MN
    10% discount
  • Once Upon a Crime, Minneapolis, MN
    10% off paperback books, 15% off hardcover books
  • Wild Rumpus, Minneapolis, MN
    20% discount
  • Turtle Town Books & Gifts, Nisswa, MN
    10% discount
  • A Novel Place, Osseo, MN
    25% discount for classroom, 65% off used paperback books
  • Little Professor Book Center, Owatonna, MN
    10% discount, some textbooks exempt
  • Beagle Books, Park Rapids, MN
    20% discount
  • Common Good Books, St. Paul, MN
    20% discount
  • Micawber's Bookstore, St. Paul, MN
    10% discount
  • Red Balloon Bookshop, St. Paul, MN
    20% discount
  • Valley Bookseller, Stillwater, MN
    20% discount
  • The Bookcase, Wayzata, MN
    25% discount
  • The Book Shelf, Winona, MN
    10% discount
  • Paperbacks & Pieces, Winona, MN
    25% discount during the school year through special funding; during the summer they shift that discount to students to promote reading
  • Half Price Books (10% off)
    Half Price Books, 10% discount

Field Trips, Museums, & Zoos

  • Hemker Park & Zoo, Freeport, MN
    $6 per person with teacher ID card (regularly $6.75 children, $8.75 adults, & 7.75 seniors)
  • Reptile and Amphibian Discovery Zoo, Owatana, MN
    Free admission with teacher ID card
  • Vertical Endeavors
    3 locations: Duluth, Minneapolis, St. Paul, check website under "Programs" for homeschool discount days. Also, there is a homeschool climb team at the Minneapolis and St. Paul locations.
  • Duluth Children's Museum, Duluth, MN
    30% discount on store purchases, Family membership discount $45.50 (regularly $65)
  • Great Lakes Aquarium, Duluth, MN
    Local teachers free
  • Hennepin Theatre Trust: includes The Orpheum, State Theatre, New Century Theatre, Pantages Theatre; Twin Cities, MN
    Educator discount varies by show, visit show pages at www.hennepintheatretrust.org for worthwhile discounts, and sign up for their email to be notified of discounts as well
  • Minnesota Historical Society Membership
    Providing free admission to 26 of Minnesota's historic site; reduced rate teacher membership ($40 includes one person) and teacher family membership ($65.00 includes adults, children & grandchildren under 18); Locations included: Alexander Ramsey House, Birch Coulee Battlefield, Charles A. Lindbergh House, Comstock House, Forest History Center, Fort Ridgely, Harken Store, Historic Forestville, Historic Fort Snelling, James J. HIll House, Jeffers Petroglyphs, Lac Qui Parle Mission, Lower Sioux Agency, Marine Hill, Mill City Museum, Mille Lacs Indian Museum, Minnehaha Depot, Minnesota History Center, Minnesota State Capital, North West Company Fur Post, Oliver H. Kelley Farm, Sibley House Historic Site, Split Rock Lighthouse, Traverse Des Sioux, W.W. Mayo House
  • Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chanhassen, MN
    10% discount on one year membership
  • Minnesota Opera, Minneapolis, MN
    General rush line 90 minutes prior to performance, 50% off tickets
  • Pipestone National Monument, Pipestone, MN
    Fee waiver available with teacher ID card; call ahead for groups or present teacher ID card upon arrival
  • Sea Life Aquarium, Mall of America
    Membership discount: $20 one person, $30 each add-on (regularly $49 each)
  • Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
    Membership $60 (regularly $99)
  • Theatre in the Round Players, Minneapolis, MN
    Call 612-333-3010 and request to be put on the teacher email list to receive periodic offers for free tickets
  • The Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, MN
    Offers educator discount for most season ticket packages, discounts vary
  • The Ordway Theatre, St. Paul, MN
    Student/educator rush line prior to performances, tickets $30 each for seats that usually cost considerably more

Musical Instruments

  • Groth Music, Bloomington, MN
    10% - 20% in store, varies depending on products
  • Music Connection, Forest Lake, MN
    10% off printed music
  • Schmidt Music with 9 Minnesota locations
    10% off printed music

Parks & Attractions

  • Sand Creek Adventures (Jordan, MN)
    10% discount at the Twin Cities Ultimate Outdoor Low Ropes, High Ropes, and Zip Tour Challenge, email a copy of your teacher card when making your reservation.

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