Educators’ Discount Cards for Homeschoolers

September 6, 2007 @ 7:02 am | Filed under: Homeschooling

Lord knows we deserve ’em, the way we spend money on educational resources!

Barnes & Noble, as most of you probably already know, offers a 20% discount to educators, including homeschoolers. Usually you need to show some kind of proof that you’re homeschooling—in Virginia I brought in the letter the school district always sent to acknowledge receipt of my Letter of Intent. Sometimes individual employees aren’t clear on the store policy, so you might have to politely educate them. (Further qualifying you for the card, LOL!)

Jo-Ann’s Fabric has a Teacher Rewards card that homeschoolers are eligible for. I had one once, a few years ago, but I forgot to renew it. I’ll have to get right on that, what with sewing being at the top of Rose’s request list for New Things to Learn. Here’s the scoop:

Jo-Ann Stores is proud to support teachers and education in each
and every community. We are pleased to offer our exclusive Teacher
Rewards Discount Card to make purchasing supplies more convenient and
affordable.

Sign up for the Teacher Rewards Discount Card to become a Preferred Customer
        by using the form below.

As a Teacher Rewards Discount Card holder and Preferred
        Jo-Ann Customer you will receive these great benefits:

  • Teacher Rewards Discount Card for 15% off your total purchase*
  • Receive advance notice of sales & special events via email
              and mail
  • Money-saving coupons
  • Inspiration for future creative projects

Your discount card will arrive in your mail within 6-8 weeks, as well
        as your sales flyer. Watch for the next available email in your mailbox
        for online and store offers and money-saving coupons.

      
      
      
      

You can apply at the link. The fine print at the bottom makes it sound like you have to be a member of PEAH, but that isn’t the case.

Homeschooling on a Shoestring has a nice list of other available educator discounts.


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  1. Lissa,
    There’s a thread at 4real that lists all the known current educator’s discounts. I think you’ll find some more there! 🙂

  2. Jane, feel free to post a link to the thread here! I haven’t been over there much lately. 🙂

  3. Well, after checking out your link to Homeschooling on a Shoestring, I would say that that’s a pretty exhaustive list! But here’s the link anyway (not sure how to post a link in a comment box):
    http://4real.thenetsmith.com/forum_posts.asp?TID=14467&KW=educator+discounts

  4. Thanks so much for the JoAnn info! That’s really helpful to us… Can you use your 20 percent off at Barnes and Noble over and above a rewards member card (or whatever they call it?) I’ve never signed up for the member card, because I order so many books online from other sources, that I didn’t know if it would pay off…

    Thanks for always providing great info – I think I’m getting the Momagenda for my upcoming birthday!

  5. I wish I lived in the states. Those are awesome discounts!