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Teacher Resources


  • It’s time to make food and eating healthy fun and Apples4Ed will help. Five grants, worth $5,000 each, will be given to schools that are helping children learn about nutrition and having fun doing it.

  • A comprehensive list of grant opportunities.

  • Each week nominees win office supplies and one winner a year receives $5000!

  • Teacher excellance is the most essential in-school element contributing to student achievement.

  • Offers hundreds of lesson plans to teach your students about philanthropy.

  • Their mission is to make sure that every student in k-12 public schools has what they need to succeed in school. They help provide basic needs for children, improving parent skills, and expanding professional development opportunities for educators.

  • The Vernier Science Education Inspiration Grants recognize innovative educators who currently engage—or seek to engage—their students through creative implementation of Vernier technology. These educators deliver hands-on, socially relevant STEM education that inspires scientific curiosity and fosters STEM literacy.

  • Whole Kids School Garden Grant Program offers funding for the planning, construction, and operation of edible garden projects for K-12 schools and nonprofit organizations that engage children in grades K-12.

Lesson Plans

  • This website is made by teachers for teachers with extensive inventory of quality and affordable teaching materials, school supplies, free lessons, and much more.

  • This source offers free lesson plans, worksheets, seasonal activities and even job listings.


  • 15% off entire purchase when a valid teacher ID is presented at checkout.

  • 15% discount on any footwear items priced at $39.99 or higher when you present your teacher ID or paystub at checkout.

  • Anytime Fitness – Monroe

    $1.50 off bi-weekly dues
    Waived enrollment fee

  • 30% off eyewear
    15% off contact lenses

  • 15% discount off of full priced items when shown a valid teacher ID at checkout.

  • 20% off publishers list price
    25% off during educator appreciation days

  • Free packet of select lotion with purchase of any mega or ultra bed monthly package with UCPS photo ID.

  • Blacks Tire and Auto

    10% discount on tires and other automobile services when you present a valid UCPS teacher ID, offered at all three locations.

  • Free termite inspections and 10% discount on all initial pest services or one time treatment.

  • 10% discount when a valid UCPS ID is shown.

  • $10 off oil changes, 10% off all repairs

  • List of over 140 brands that offers teachers discounts.

  • This website offers discounted school supplies of all age groups, brands and prices to choose from.

  • 10% off 1st month Appetite Suppressant Weight Loss and 15% off 1st month of HCG Diet and 1st visit for Bioidentical Hormone Replacement.

  • To show our appreciation, receive 15% off your Enfamil Shop purchases.

  • Free book resources for teachers.

  • Georgia Lynne’s

    10% off on all products except consignment of local artists. 203 N. Main Street Wingate, NC

  • 10% off of all services when a valid UCPS ID is presented.

  • This source offers overstock and secondhand teaching supplies from cradle to seniors.

  • 15% discount to all teachers and college students when shown a valid school ID at checkout.

  • JC Penny

    15% off purchase when you use the promo code AFFSHOP1 at checkout

  • 15% off purchase.

  • KURU Footwear is on a mission to eliminate foot pain around the world, and Free Shoe Friday is one way we’re working to meet that goal.

  • 15% off purchase.

  • Monroe Family Shoes

    10% off for children who live in the household and spouse for regular priced merchandise. 1800 Dickerson Blvd, Monroe, NC 28110

  • 15% discount when presented with a valid teacher ID at checkout.

  • A listing of various mattress providers that offer discounts to teachers

  • 20% off retail price of picture framing when you present a valid teacher ID at checkout.

  • 15% off full priced items when you show your valid teacher ID at checkout.

  • Napoli Italian Restaurant

    10% off any purchase when employee is ID presented.

    2263 W. Roosevelt Blvd. Monroe, NC 28110

  • Free Club O membership that includes free shipping, exclusive discounts and rewards and is regularly $20/yr.

  • Papa Murphy’s

    15% off every Wednesday with the proof of UCPS valid ID at the time of purchase. 14035 Highway 74E Indian Trail, NC

  • 25% discount on all of our products and services. UCPS staff need to:

    Create a Paperless Post account using their school email address.

    Email help@paperlesspost with their school name in the subject line.

    Our customer operations team will then credit their account with the 25% discount.

  • 20% off frames and lenses when you present a valid teacher ID at checkout.

  • 10% off on purchase excluding classes and Gammill Machine Quilting when you present a valid teacher ID at checkout.

  • This source offers consultants that have been helping educators create engaging learning environments, and they understand the process from beginning to end. They offer a guiding hand, no matter the size of your school project.

  • 10% discount off merchandise for UCPS employees.

  • 10% off any bookings when you present a valid UCPS ID.

  • Starkey Mortgage

    $500 off of closing costs on home loans for all UCPS employees. 10800 Sikes Place Suite 110 Charlotte, NC 28277

  • Subway

    10% off any regularly priced 6 inch sub for valid cardholders.

  • 15% off online – 10% off in-store

  • 10% off on horseback riding lessons when you present a valid UCPS ID.

  • UCPS employees will receive a free consultation, exam and x-rays when a valid ID is presented.

  • Verizon

    Different plans for teachers