An error (Object reference not set to an instance of an object.) was encountered trying to format content from PageUrl=/en/Static-Content/alert.htm Close Message
Milwaukee Public Schools Logo: High-quality school options for 3-year-olds to high school seniors
Main Content

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! Thank you to the thousands of dedicated MPS teachers

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6-10, 2024.Celebrate MPS educators! Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6-10, when the entire nation salutes the dedicated educators who make a vital difference in children’s lives every day. 

Educators affect students’ intellectual growth and so much more, and their influence shapes the adult that students become. The effect they have is lifelong.  

Milwaukee Public Schools thanks teachers for their dedication and hard work this week and every week! 

In recognition of educators, national companies and Milwaukee’s art museum offer teacher discounts: 


Teachers receive their Heroes Get Rewarded discount after verifying their work status through They receive 30 percent off online purchases at Adidas, and 15 percent at Adidas factory outlets. 


Apple offers discounted education pricing (up to $100) on Macs, iPads, and accessories for teachers of all grade levels.  

Cheap Caribbean 

Educators receive $150 off a stay of five or more nights on their next all-inclusive beach vacation when they sign up for the Beach4Teach Club.   


The membership warehouse store will give teachers who join as new members with automatic renewal a Cost shop card; new executive members receive $40 and new gold star members receive $20. Employment status is verified through


Crocs offers teachers 20 percent off full-priced items online (exclusions apply), after they’ve verified their teacher status through  


Teachers get 25% off floor mats after they register online at the GelPro website

Half Price Books 

Educators save 10 percent at Half Price Books when they apply for a renewable Educator Discount Card, good for in-store purchases year-round (locations in Greenfield and Brookfield). A pay stub or ID card must be presented. 


Clothes for workouts, lounging, and more are 10 percent off online for teachers and retired teachers after verifying credentials through

Home Chef 

The home-delivery meal kit company offers teachers 50 percent off their first box and 10 percent off future orders after they sign up online through


Teachers get a 15% discount from the women’s clothing store after they verify their work status at the J.Crew website. The discount can be used in stores or online. 


Teachers save 15 percent on every purchase at the fabric and crafts store or online (exclusions apply) after signing up online.  

L.L. Bean 

Educators receive 10 percent off their purchases from the clothing and outdoor and home goods company, after verifying their status online through SheerID


Educators receive 15 percent off in-store purchases at the women’s clothier by showing their school ID (Madewell has a store at Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa). The discount is available for online purchases by signing up for a Madewell Insider account and verifying employment status. 

Milwaukee Art Museum 

Wisconsin K-12 teachers receive free admission to the museum upon showing their valid school ID or pay stub.  

New Balance 

Educators can take 15 percent off full-priced athletic shoes and workout clothing after verifying work status through

Office Depot 

Teachers receive 30 percent back in Office Depot bonus rewards on qualifying in-store purchases by showing their valid teacher’s ID, their Office Depot rewards member number, and the coupon found at the Office Depot website. The offer is valid through June 29, 2024/ 

Purple Mattress 

Educators receive 5 percent off online purchases after verifying their credentials through SheerID from this mattress and bedding company. 


Online fitness program Pvolve offers 20 percent off for educators who sign up online


The athletic-wear company gives teachers 50 percent off online purchases, with some exclusions, after verifying through


Teachers save up to 30 percent after being verified through

Sunglass Hut 

Teachers verified through receive 15 percent off purchases; exclusions apply. 

Texas de Brazil 

This Brazilian-style steakhouse chain, which has a location at 2550 N. Mayfair Road, Wauwatosa, offers educators 15 percent off of dine-in lunch or dinner.  

Vineyard Vines 

Visit the Vineyard Vines verification page to receive their 15 percent teacher discount on clothing and accessories. 


Teachers verified through are eligible for 20 percent off select products from the maker of coolers, thermal cups, and other outdoor gear until 11:59 p.m. May 12. 


Stephen Davis, Media Relations Manager
(414) 475-8675
Media Request Form

About Milwaukee Public Schools

Milwaukee Public Schools is committed to accelerating student achievement, building positive relationships between youth and adults and cultivating leadership at all levels. The district’s commitment to improvement continues to show results:

  • Ninety-four percent of 2022-23 budget dollars go to support schools;
  • The MPS Class of 2023 earned $121 million in scholarships and grants; and
  • MPS is home to five of the state's top high schools according to U.S. News and World Report.

Learn More

© Milwaukee Public Schools 2023
To top