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2023 Target Teacher Discount

Announcement: Target is extending its popular Teacher Prep Event to run July 17 – Sept. 10 – nearly six weeks longer than last year – giving teachers the opportunity to save 15% on school supplies and more

Usually around the third week in July, Target offers teachers a 15% discount on select school supplies to help get ready for the new school year. Horray for Target! Teachers often end up spending their own money to get their classrooms ready for learning because they don’t get a stipend that’s sufficient to get all they need. The Target teacher discount helps stretch your dollar.

The ‘Teacher Prep Event‘ is only available to teachers who work in the US.

Most people assume the discount is only available to teachers who work in a regular school setting such as the public school system, private or charter schools. However, this offer is also available to teachers in day care centers, early childhood learning centers, home schools, and non-traditional teaching settings.

How to get the Target teacher discount

In order to get your educator discount at Target, head over to ‘Teacher Prep Event” on Target’s website and confirm your eligibility. Simply enter the name of the school where you work, along with your name & your work email. You will then be asked to upload a copy of your ID, official letter or a pay stub.

For home school teachers, upload a school district approval letter or a government stated document. Once verified, you’ll receive a coupon via email, which you can use in store or online.

Maximize your savings

On top of the educator discount, there’s a lot of other ways to maximize savings at Target.

In addition to getting 15% discount, you’ll get an additional 5% off when you pay with either Target’s credit or Target’s debit card. The Target credit card in itself has awesome extra benefits that save shoppers money. Usually credit cards end up increasing debt, but Target’s card surprisingly helps your budget. Plus, you’ll get free shipping (shop from the comfort of your couch!)

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Eligible School Supplies

The Target teacher discounts is eligible for the following items

Men’s & women’s apparel, accessories and shoes

Tip: Save time: Create a Target shopping list. Then when you’re ready to shop, simply find your list on the Target app and choose free store pick up or have it shipped to you (free for REDcard holders or with a minimum of $35). The Target app will also show you any current deals and discounts matching items on your list so you can save money. Never forget an item again!

What merchandise is excluded?

  • Backpacks
  • Electronics,
  • Lunch bags,
  • Trial/travel sizes,
  • swimwear, Sleepwear,
  • Levi’s Red Tab,
  • Fan Central,
  • clearance.

Stack with Target’s Current Savings

Check out the current Target weekly ad.

Stretch your savings by shopping for what is already on sale. Every Sunday Target’s weekly ad is published. The ad is available online. It use to be distributed in the Sunday paper, but since the pandemic started it stopped being delivered. However, with the ad online you can save time shopping, and ensure you’re getting the right items matching the advertised deal.

In addition, the online weekly ad also shows any additional discounts you can apply.

Pro Tip – save time. Not only will you get items on sale, but you can also save time by viewing what items are part of the deal and add to your cart or registry.

Target weekly ad eligible deals and additional discounts per page

Coupon to clip on Target Circle:

Pro Tip: if you’re shopping in-store bring your own bag. You’ll not only help the environment, you’ll save and additional $.05 for every bag you use.

Take advantage of all the teacher resources and discounts available and stretch your shopping dollar.

Happy savings, TaLis

2022 Teacher Prep Event (Target discount for all educators)

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Other Teacher & Educational Discounts:
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SAVE 20% OFF New Science Kits Using Code: NEWKITSSAVE20 (check out new classroom kits)

Take an extra 30% off all orders. Use code FF30 at checkout at Learning Resources
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