Bookstore devotes week to educators

Published: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

Barnes & Noble, 2439 Sycamore Road in DeKalb, will offer educator events and additional discounts on classroom and personal purchases during Educator Appreciation Days, April 13 to 21.

Educators who shop at Barnes & Noble during Educator Appreciation Days will receive discounts on NOOK HD and NOOK HD+, personal and classroom purchases, DVDs and music and a chance to win either a NOOK or a $500 Barnes & Noble gift card. A valid Educators Discount card is required.

The store will host a digital classroom workshop at 5 p.m. April 19.

The store also will host a My Favorite Teacher Award contest celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday to honor the winning Huntley Middle School teacher and the student who wrote the winning nominating essay, poem or letter.

From a pool of regional My Favorite Teacher winners, Barnes & Noble will name one teacher the Barnes & Noble National Teacher of the Year. The winning teacher will receive $5,000. Barnes & Noble also will donate $5,000 to the winning teacher’s school.

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