Teacher appreciation discounts

Dallas ISD teachers go above and beyond to educate all students for success. Join us in celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week from May 8-12 to recognize their dedication and passion, and don’t miss this message from Superintendent Stephanie Elizalde or this message from Human Capital Management.

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, several businesses are offering discounts and deals to educators. See the available discounts below, and remember to thank an educator in your life.


During Teacher Appreciation Week, Potbelly will be giving teachers a free cookie or regular-sized soft drink when they purchase an entrée. Teachers will just need to show their work ID or badge at the counter.

Dallas Symphony Orchestra 

Teachers can receive 50 percent off tickets to select Dallas Symphony Orchestra concerts during the season by bringing their school ID to the guest services counter or by using promo code TEACHER50 at checkout. Learn more by clicking here.

Shake Shack

Shake Shack is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week with a complimentary shake with a purchase during the week. Show your badge to enjoy a hand-spun shake on them.

Half Price Books

Half Price Books supports educators, school teachers, and librarians in the community with an Educator Discount Card to save 10 percent all year round. Learn how to apply for a discount card here


Whataburger will be hosting a free breakfast item giveaway to teachers in the community at participating Whataburger restaurants. The offer will be available for the entire week of May 8-12 from 5-9 a.m.

Dallas Arboretum

Teachers and administrators grades K-12 get complimentary daytime admission (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) to the Main Garden and Children’s Adventure Garden at the Dallas Arboretum. To reserve tickets ahead of time, send a picture of your school ID to customerservice@dallasarboretum.org. In addition to making a reservation, educators need to present their school ID upon arrival. Teachers and educators may also purchase a Dallas Arboretum membership and receive a 10 percent discount with their IDs. Learn more here


Do you have lunch plans? Subway is giving out 2,000 free footlong sandwiches every day during Teacher Appreciation Week. Sign-ups open every morning at 8 a.m. Apply here.


Michaels offers teachers 15 percent off their entire purchase, including sale items, to make it easier to save on everything they need for the classroom. Learn how to enroll to save here.


With a valid ID, RaceTrac would love to share a complimentary cup of coffee with educators anytime the week of May 8-12. And yes, they can visit all week. This offer is good for any associate of any school district at any RaceTrac.

Gloria’s Latin Cuisine

Gloria’s Latin Cuisine is offering a special promotion during Teacher Appreciation Week. All teachers can enjoy 20 percent off their total bill, with the purchase of an entrée. To receive the discount, just show your valid school ID to your server or manager. Learn more here.

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