Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, will celebrate Spring Educator Appreciation Week April 14 – April 22. All Barnes & Noble stores and Barnes & Noble.com ( www.bn.com) will offer special discounts and promotions for pre K-grade 12 educators and administrators, including special offers on Barnes & Noble’s award-winning line of NOOK devices. Stores across the country will also host special events, workshops and award ceremonies for our annual My Favorite Teacher Contest.
Educators who shop at Barnes & Noble during Educator Appreciation Week will receive 20% off NOOK Tablet – 16GB™, NOOK Color™ and NOOK Simple Touch™ and 15% off NOOK Tablet – 8GB™, along with a 25% discount on personal and classroom purchases, and a 10% discount on DVDs and music. In addition, educators will have a chance to win a $500 Barnes & Noble gift card, a NOOK Tablet, a Pimsleur Unlimited Language system, and other prizes, giveaways, delicious treats and beverages through local and regional raffles and contests. Educators must present a valid Barnes & Noble Educators Discount Card to receive the discounts.*
As part of the Educator Appreciation Week celebration, stores will hold receptions for Barnes & Noble’s My Favorite Teacher Awards, an annual contest which allows students to tell their communities how much they appreciate their teachers. Select Barnes & Noble stores may also host special events and workshops. Events will highlight the many services Barnes & Noble offers designed to save educators time and money. Services include providing educators with information on the newest titles and authors in Children’s and YA literature; discussions on the hottest literary trends and genres; assistance with curriculum development and suggestions for teaching guides and classroom materials; and bulk discounting. Customers are encouraged to check with their local store for details on all events.