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About Us

Christina & Rick, My Education Discount 

"Our goal is to help
educators and support
staff save money.

Welcome to My Education Discount! We think all school personnel deserve respect and recognition, and this effort is our personal way of expressing our gratitude.

My name is Christina. My husband, Rick, and I started this website back in 2007. At the time, we both worked with a non-profit organization offering free materials to schools, but we wanted to do more for teachers. We discovered a few places that offered education discounts, but it was difficult to find the information. So we built the My Education Discount website with the intent that it would act as a "master directory" of education discounts. Then we decided to take it a step further; we started contacting businesses asking them to provide new and better discounts for our subscribers.

My Education Discount is now our full-time passion. We continually seek out new discounts, try to improve upon existing ones, and look for other creative ways to help you save money.

Thanks for learning a bit more about us. Keep reading below for answers to our frequently asked questions. And, of course, we'd love to hear from you! So feel free to contact us at any time.


P.S. If you are signed up for our free Email Alerts, I'll be emailing you soon with updates!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can get these discounts? Educators, school personnel, faculty, staff, and others employed within the education community. So if you are a teacher, principal, professor, homeschooler, media specialist, instructor, guidance counselor, coach, secretary, nurse, cafeteria worker, custodian, bus driver, etc., you are eligible!

What if I'm retired? You can still get most discounts. You've really earned them by now. Congratulations!

What about private schools? Absolutely. There are, however, a handful of discounts not available to non-public school employees. We are doing our best to convince those businesses that discounts should apply to all staff from all schools.

How do I get these discounts? Simply go to our homepage and click on the name of the retailer of interest. Then follow the instructions. Make sure you use the links provided. You may also be required to enter a special code during your online purchase process. Some retailers may ask you to verify your education status by providing your school/work email address.

How do retailers know I'm a teacher? For online purchases, a special code within the links on our site allows retailers to know that you are accessing their website through My Education Discount. For in-store purchases, most retailers will ask to see your school ID.

What makes My Education Discount better than other discount sites? Our focus is on you. We not only seek out teacher-specific discounts and communicate them to you, we also negotiate with companies. If a discount is not available, we try to obtain one for you. If a discount is already available, we work to get you a better one. That's why the more subscribers we have, the better the discounts we can get. Please email your colleagues and ask them to sign up!

Why do some discounts appear to be available to anyone, not just teachers? Most of the discounts are teacher-specific while a select few are more general. For those 'general' discounts, we are working on getting you a better one. In the meantime, we've posted the best discount available.

Do you have testimonials or reviews from others who use My Education Discount? Yes! Click here to see what others think about My Education Discount.

I get an error when I click the links. Why? If you are trying to access from school, try a home computer to see if that makes a difference. (Unfortunately, some schools block our site.) Another solution is to clear your cache. Here's how to do it in Internet Explorer: Go to Tools > Internet Options > Delete Browsing History. Be sure to delete your Cookies, Temporary Internet Files, and History. Restart your browser and try again. If you are still having trouble, contact us.

I am not getting your emails. What can I do? First, make sure you are signed up to get our Free Email Alerts, here. If you are certain you are signed up and are still not receiving our emails, check your Junk/Spam folder. If our emails are not there, your email provider may be blocking us. Most importantly, you should add alerts(at) to your Address Book / Safe Senders List. For help, click here for detailed instructions.

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns or if you would simply like to say hello. We'd love to hear from you!

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