Framingham Online News

Staples Launches Classroom Rewards Program to Benefit Educators

July 14, 2021 (9:34 pm EST)
Filed under: Business,Schools & Education by News Staff
Staples Inc [logo]

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Staples Inc., the Framingham-based office supply retailer, has launched its new Staples Connect Classroom Rewards mobile experience, where parents can give a percentage of their qualifying purchase made at a Staples store back to an enrolled teacher or school administrator of their choice.

In addition, to further show appreciation for teachers this back-to-school season, from July 1st, 2021 through September 30th, 2021, enrolled teachers and school administrators will get 20% off on select in-store purchases at Staples stores across the country.1

“Research from a federal Department of Education survey showed that 94% of public-school teachers use their own money for classroom supplies throughout the year”

- Marshall Warkentin, Staples US Retail

“Research from a federal Department of Education survey showed that 94% of public-school teachers use their own money for classroom supplies throughout the year,” said Marshall Warkentin, Chief Marketing and Merchandising Officer, Staples US Retail.

“The Staples Connect Classroom Rewards program was designed to serve as a vehicle for parents and supporters to give back to the teachers in our communities. We’ve revamped the experience for all parties by removing barriers to entry and making it easier than ever to enroll, shop, earn and allocate rewards.”

How to Enroll: Parents, Supporters, Teachers and School Administrators

To enroll, parents, supporters, teachers and school administrators must:

  1. Download the Staples Connect app by texting “APP” to 555-444 or by visiting app.staplesconnect.com
  2. Create a Staples Connect login and follow the process to enroll in Classroom Rewards by navigating to the bottom of the app and selecting ‘Classroom Rewards’.
  3. Shop in store and accumulate Classroom Rewards dollars when you use your Staples Rewards number at checkout.

No more receipts! Give Classroom Rewards dollars to your favorite enrolled school administrators or teachers!

Classroom Rewards dollars become available to enrolled teachers or school administrators in increments of $5 through a digital promo card within the Classroom Rewards app.

More Rewards During the Back-to-School Season: Parents and supporters who enroll in Classroom Rewards will earn 5% back on qualifying purchases made in store for the enrolled teacher or school administrator of their choice throughout the entire year.

To help teachers stock up their classrooms in time for the back-to-school season, parents and supporters can now earn 20% back for their teacher or school administrator when they make a qualifying purchase in store from now through Sept. 30, 2021.2

Full Staples Connect Classroom Rewards Program terms and conditions apply, for more information visit www.staplesconnect.com/classroomrewards.

1 See full program details at https://www.staplesconnect.com/terms-conditions.
2 Percent of reward back is subject to change at any time at Staples sole discretion.

###


Leave a comment