Many companies offer discounts or appreciation rewards to homeschoolers with some form of proof that you are an educator. Below is a list of some companies that offer discounts.
Barnes and Noble bookstore - Save 20% off the publisher's list price on all purchases for classroom use* Get up to 25% off the publisher's list price during Educator Appreciation Days Receive valuable email offers and information on special Educator events. Click here to view program.
Borders bookstores - Save 25% off the list price of books and music CDs and 10% off the list price of DVDs for professional use. Applications are available at all Borders stores, and signing up is completely free. You'll need to show proof of your educator status when you submit your application. Homeschool educators will need to document certification in states that require certification. Click here to view program.
FedEx Kinko's Educator Savings Program - offers 15% discount on most products and services at participating FedEx Kinko’s nationwide. To receive your discount, present your discount card when making a purchase in-store or at fedexkinkos.com and the discount will automatically be applied. Stop in to your local Kinko's for an enrollment form or fill out the online application. Your card will be processed and mailed to you within 7 to 10 business days. Click here to view restrictions and more info.
GreatScopes - GreatScopes Microscopes is now offering a 10% discount to homeschoolers on any microscope $149 or more. Their microscopes are already discounted 25% or more from retail, so the total value to homeschoolers is very high. Click here to view program.
Half Price Books - You will receive a 10% discount card good at all of their brick-and-mortar locations. Homeschoolers should provide some sort of identification that verifies you're an educator from their state or local homeschooling organization. Discount cards must be renewed annually. Apply in-store for their Educator's Discount Card to save 10%. Click here to view program.
Jo-Ann Fabrics & Crafts - Offers a 15% discount card to educators for purchases in-store or online. The discount is available for both regular & sale priced items. Discount excludes special orders, leased department merchandise and gift cards. Click here to view program.
Office Depot Star Teacher Program - A Program member ("Member") receives an immediate 15% discount on copy, print and other products/services in-store at Copy & Print Depot™. A Member is also eligible to receive reward credit ("Rewards") on Qualifying Purchases (defined below) made at Office Depot. Click here to view program.
OfficeMax - Earn a $10 reward in your MaxPerks account every time you spend a minimum of $75 on qualified purchases— up to $100 per calendar year. Click here to view program
Staples office supply store - Earn 10% back in Rewards on teaching and art supplies. Includes classroom decor, educational games & puzzles, teaching aids, teaching and education books, dictionaries, book covers, locker accessories, stickers, colored pencils, crayons, children's markers, arts & craft supplies, scrapbook supplies, drafting tools, poster, display and foam board, easel pads, maps, academic calendars, student organizers, and teacher planners. www.staplesrewardscenter.co Click here to view program.
Pizza Hut's BookIt Program - Parents set monthly reading goals, and Pizza Hut provides special rewards to recognize children’s reading accomplishments. Enrollment deadline for the coming public school calendar year is June 09, 2006.
Scholastic Book Fairs - The link will take you to their webpage and you can find your nearest location. Scholastic does not advertise their book fairs. Since we are homeschoolers we may attend.