FORT WORTH (CBS 11 NEWS) – As students get ready to say goodbye to another school year, they are also recognizing the hard work their teachers put in all year round.

Monday kicks off Teacher Appreciation Week (May 4-May 8) across the country and it’s also being celebrated on social media. Some are using the hashtag #ThankATeacher to show their appreciation.

Businesses are also getting into the act and offering discounts and freebies for teachers this week. The following is a list of published deals from restaurants to supply stores to clothing retailers for our favorite educators.


Some Chick-fil-A restaurants are offering various food freebies this week with a valid school ID. The deals may change depending on location.

Cici’s Pizza

Teachers can get a free buffet on May 5, from 4 PM to close on Tuesday, May 5 with an ID including picture, school name and current school year. Confirm the deal with your closest location. You can find it here

New York & Company

Through May 5th, teachers and nurses get 30% off any in-store or online purchase (use code 9818 online).  More informatiON IS AVAILABLE ON THE New York & Company Facebook page.


With its free Teacher Rewards Program, teachers can get a coupon for 40% off in rewards, and a second coupon for the same amount to give to another teacher.

Office Depot

With its free Office Depot Office Max Rewards Program, teachers will get $5 off $25 savings from May 3-9 on select office supplies.