Teachers head back to the classroom all too soon! Here are a few retailers wanting to spoil Houston teachers with some discounts and freebies at their appreciation events:

staples for teachersStaples: August 10, 2013

First 100 teachers get a free Staples shopping bag plus 20% back in Staples Rewards on everything in the bag at the August 10 event. While supplies last. Eight Houston locations. Times vary by location: either 9 am to noon or 10 am – 1 pm. For those not members, sign up for Staples Teachers Rewards membership for free to get 5% back on everything plus free shipping + extra 5% back on teacher and art supplies all the time.

Office Depot: August 17, 2013

Teachers can attend the free Teacher Appreciation Breakfast August 17, 9 am – 11 am, at one of 22 Houston Office Depot locations. Teachers also can take advantage of 20% off with their Star Teacher card and a special gift with purchase including teacher tote, planner with annual coupon offers, and a Pilot FriXion erasable pen.

OfficeMax: August 10-12, 2013

OfficeMax 25% offTeachers get 25% off purchase of regular, sale and clearance items during the teacher event, August 10-12. Free totes for teachers, while supplies last. Available to MaxPerks Teachers Rewards member or new teacher sign up. Sign up for membership online or in person.