The Dealhack Canadian Teacher Discounts List is the result of our quarterly survey of brands that offer educator discounts. Every 3 months, our team independently verifies each and every discount on this list. We also add more brands to the list regularly when we come across them.
The list currently includes more than 30 brands conveniently broken down into 5 categories. You can also save or print the list to use as a handy reference.
Please note that in addition to the discounts listed below, many businesses offer informal discounts to teachers across Canada. When making a purchase, always be sure to ask if you are eligible for a teacher discount.
General Teacher Discount Programs in Canada
ChalkBoard Plus: The ChalkBoard Plus program offers Canadian teachers a range of discounts for many items from health and wellness to entertainment and retail. Membership is free but a school email address is required (source).
Edvantage: Edvantage is a savings program that offers Ontario teachers discounts and promotions from over 50 partners in travel and entertainment. This program is free to join with your Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) membership (source).
International Teacher Identity Card (ITIC): ITIC is a discount card available to full-time teachers worldwide. It offers discounts on travel, accommodation, retail, food, and drink, as well as admissions to cultural attractions (source).
Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan: Members of OTIP receive discounts and benefits on home, auto and other insurance plans (source).
Perkopolis program: Perkopolis program is offered through the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF). This program provides discounted cell phone plans and auto and home insurance (source).
Venngo Memberperks: Venngo Memberperks offers over 1,500 discounts for Ontario teachers, from The cost of membership varies. Many of the discounts are local and can change frequently. They can be redeemed both in-store and online (source).
Retail Discounts For Canadian Teachers
Bonobos: Bonobos offers 15% off orders made by teachers verified through SheerID (source).
LOFT: LOFT offers a 15% discount on all full-price purchases and other perks to all educators with a valid teacher ID (source).
Madewell: Madewell offers a 15% in-store discount to teachers who present their valid school identification card at checkout (source).
Softmoc: Teachers with Edvantage membership can avail of a 10% discount from Softmoc (source).
Classroom Supply Discounts for Canadian Teachers
Michaels: Michaels offers a 15% teacher discount on all purchases including sale items. Valid teacher ID required (source).
Silhouette: Silhouette offers discounts on purchases made through SilhouetteAmerica.com. Offer is valid in US and Canada through the Silhouette America Educator Discount Program. For more information, please visit their website (source).
Staples: Staples has a Teacher Appreciation email program which gives educators in Canada the opportunity to receive special offers and promotions (source).
Technology Discounts for Canadian Teachers
Staples: Staples will provide a permanent serial number with every purchase of a 1-year subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud for Windows/Mac which. This software is worth $299.99 (source).
Entertainment Discounts for Canadian Teachers
*Where indicated, the deals below require Memberperks to be redeemed.
Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO): The AGO in Toronto offers free admission and other benefits to teachers with who sign up for their Teacher’s Access Program (source).
Hockey Hall of Fame: Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto offers free admission to teachers who have their Ontario College of Teachers membership card. Restrictions apply (source).
Ontario Science Centre: The Ontario Science Centre in Toronto offers free admission to teachers who sign up for their Teacher e-news. Visit website for more information (source).
New York Times: New York Times offers 50% off basic digital access and more subscription options to qualifying school faculty and staff members (source).
Science North & Dynamic Earth: Members of the Ontario College of Teachers can get a free Teacher’s Pass to both the Science North & Dynamic Earth centres. Bring valid OCT membership card (source).
Toronto Zoo: The Toronto Zoo offers free admission to one teachers per class during organized field trips. Read guidelines for more information (source).
Health & Fitness Discounts for Canadian Teachers
Goodlife Fitness: Goodlife Fitness offers perks and discounts to teachers with Edvantage membership (source).
Hakim Optical: Teachers with Edvantage membership can avail of discounted services and products from Hakim Optical (source).
HearingLife: Teacher benefits and discounts are offered by HearingLife to Edvantage members (source).
What are you waiting for? Shop these stores today and take advantage of these awesome deals! If the list does not apply to you, feel free to share this discount guide with every teacher you know and show them they are appreciated!