Reward a Classroom Exclusively for rewards members
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is Reward A Classroom?
A: Reward A Classroom is a program available to Staples Rewards® members that allows you to earn additional rewards for any teacher enrolled in Teacher Rewards, while still enjoying your same rewards benefits.
Staples Rewards members who have linked to a teacher's Teacher Rewards account will earn an extra 2% back in rewards on everything they purchase at Staples (except postage, phone/gift cards, savings passes, purchases made on third-party Web sites, taxes and delivery fees) for the teacher of their choice. Teacher Rewards members will receive the extra rewards in their account.
Q: How can I join Reward A Classroom?
A: Teachers who are Teacher Rewards members are automatically enrolled in Reward A Classroom.
Parents must be Staples Rewards members to participate in Reward A Classroom.
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Q: Do I need to be enrolled in the Staples Rewards program to be a part of Reward A Classroom?
A: Yes. In order to participate in Reward A Classroom you must first join our Staples Rewards program. If you’re not a member of the Staples Rewards program you can sign up for free at www.staplesrewards.com.
Q: Does my teacher need to be enrolled in the Staples Rewards program?
A: Yes. In order for your teacher to earn your extra rewards, they must first be enrolled in Teacher Rewards. If your teacher is not a member of the Teacher Rewards program they can sign up at www.staplesrewards.com.
Q: What information do I need from my teacher in order to link my account to theirs?
A: To link to your favorite teacher, you simply need to know your teacher’s name and the state they teach in. Your teacher must be enrolled in the Reward A Classroom program in order to link to their account.
Q: Will I still earn all of my rewards benefits if I join Reward A Classroom?
A: Yes. The extra 2% back in rewards and 5% back in rewards on Copy & Print earned through the Reward A Classroom program are in addition to any rewards you earn by being a member of the Staples Rewards program.
Q: How does my teacher get Rewards?
A: Rewards earned through this program are distributed directly to the teacher via their Teacher Rewards account and are distributed monthly thereafter (if the teacher meets the minimum payout requirements). For full details on the minimum payout requirements, visit www.staplesrewards.com.
Q: Can I be linked to more than one teacher?
A: No. Each rewards account can be linked to only one teacher per year. You do not have to link to the same teacher each year.
Q: Is there a maximum amount I can earn for my teacher?
A: Yes. Each parent can earn up to $50 in rewards per year for their teacher.
Q: Is there a maximum number of accounts that can be linked to a teacher?
A: Yes. Teachers can have up to 40 rewards accounts linked to them each year.
Q: When can I link my account to my teacher?
A: Parents can link their account to a teacher at any time after the teacher has enrolled in the Reward A Classroom program.
Q: Can Teacher Rewards members earn rewards for another teacher as part of this program?
A: No. Teachers are not eligible to earn rewards for another teacher as part of this program.
Q: Am I able to change the teacher I am linked to?
A: Once you select a teacher to earn rewards for as part of this program you will be linked to that teacher until June 30. On July 1 you will be able to select a new teacher to earn rewards for in the next year.
Q: When will teachers receive their first reward?
A: Reward A Classroom rewards will be added to Teacher Rewards monthly statements and will be paid out monthly if the minimum payout requirements are met. For full details on the minimum payout requirements, visit www.staplesrewards.com.
Q: When do teachers start earning rewards from the Reward A Classroom program?
A: Once you are linked to your teacher’s account and you begin making purchases your teacher will start earning the extra rewards.