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How to Get Educator Discount at Target

Between July 13 – July 20th, Target will be offering 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. The ‘Teacher Prep Event‘ is only available to teachers who work in the US, including teachers in day care centers, early childhood learning centers, home schools, and more.

How to get the educator discount

In order to get your educator discount at Target, head over to ‘Teacher Prep Event” on Target’s website, which will redirect you to a third party website in order to 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 which you can use in store or online.


Get a coupon for $40 off a future qualifying purchase over $40 when you’re approved for a debit or credit REDcard in stores or on Target.com through July 27

How to save 20%

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, which have awesome extra benefits that save shoppers money. Usually credit cards end up increasing debt, but Target’s card surprisingly helps your budget (learn more). Plus, you’ll get free shipping (shop from the comfort of your couch!)

Teacher Supplies

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Teacher discounts in the following items

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

Tip: Save time: Create a Target mobile 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). 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!

Create your School Supply List Now

What merchandise is excluded

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

Tip: if you bring your own bag, you’ll not only help the environment, you’ll save and additional $.05 for every bag you use.

Mark your calendar to shop with your discount.

Happy savings, TaLis

Teacher Prep Event: 7/13 – 7/20 (Target discount for all educators)

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