If you’re a teacher or you know one, then you should probably get ready, because National Teacher Appreciation Week starts May 6th, and National Teacher Appreciation Day is May 7th.

Have your faculty ID available — you’ll need it for all the deals — and head to any one of these restaurants for some serious freebies and deals.

Psst… we’ll also show you where to get the best deals and freebies all year long if you’re an educator.


1. Eat free pizza at Cici’s Pizza.

Cici’s will give you a totally free adult buffet.


2. Get a free chicken sandwich at Chick-fil-A.

This offer will depend on location. Download the Chick-fil-A One app and follow your local Chick-fil-A on social media to stay up to date on offers and get your freebies.

We can also show you 28 Chick-fil-A Tricks to Get Free and Freaking Cheap Chicken the rest of the year, too.


3. Get free chicken McNuggets at McDonald’s.

Participating McDonald’s locations will offer free 6-piece chicken McNuggets. This isn’t national, though, so make sure to call before you go.


4. Drink a free brew or get $5.00 off your bill at World of Beer.

You can also sign up for WOB Rewards and earn $5.00 for every $75.00 you spend and get a free beer or food item on your birthday.



5. Get a free meal at the Greene Turtle.

If you’re a teacher then you’ll score a completely free meal valued at $12.00 or less.


6. Get a free coffee from Bruegger’s Bagels.

Bruegger’s is offering teachers a free medium coffee with any purchase, May 6-10. You’ll need to sign up for Bruegger’s Bagels Inner Circle to get the deal, but you’ll get a free bagel and cream cheese for signing up.


7. Enjoy a free box combo at Raising Cane’s on May 7th from 6-8 p.m.

The hours are limited for this freebie, but free chicken makes the potential wait worth it.


8. Get a BOGO burrito at Chipotle.

Stop by any Chipotle after 3 p.m. on May 7th and you’ll score a BOGO burrito, bowl, tacos or salad.

Bonus! Download the Chipotle Rewards app to get points toward more free burritos.


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9. Get a BOGO salad or wrap at Salata.

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This offer is good all day on May 7th.


10. Get 50% off any drink at Scooter’s Coffee on Tuesday.

This offer is limited to one drink per customer.


11. Get a free Route 44 drink or slush from Sonic.

You’ll need to download the Sonic app, but once you do you’ll get a free Route 44 drink or slush with purchase. Order on the app and use promo code TEACHERS.



12. Pay just $2.00 for a small specialty drink at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf on May 7th.

It’s like they know how much teachers need caffeine.


13. Get 50% off a pizza at MOD Pizza on May 7th.

Feast for 50% off with all your fellow teacher friends.


14. Get 50% off your check at PDQ on May 7th.

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Because you just can’t get enough free chicken.


15. If you live in Texas or Arizona then head to Uberrito for a free entree.

You’ll get a free burrito, bowl, salad or nachos at participating locations.


16. Look for possible deals or freebies at Culver’s.

Culver’s isn’t offering a nation-wide promotion, but individual restaurants are doing a variety of offers. Check your local Culver’s page to find out what they’re offering.


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