From supplies for the classroom to clothing and more, these local stores are saluting teachers of the Hudson Valley with discounts.

May 9 is Teacher Appreciation Day. While it's easy to say "thank you" to those teachers who give so much of themselves to educate our children, these local businesses are putting their money where their mouth is.

Teachers and school staff members can save at many local stores today, and throughout this week. Here are just eight of them that we found. Be sure to check your local store for more details and exceptions.

Banana Republic - Teachers can show ID to receive 15% off of non-sale items.

Barnes & Noble - Teachers save an extra 5% during their Educator Appreciation Days in addition to the 20% they save year-round.

Dollar Tree - Participating stores will give 10% off to teachers with ID.

Jo-Ann Fabric - Signing up for a teacher's reward card will allow educators to save 15% on purchases all year long.

The Limited - Save 15% off any in store purchase with teacher ID.

Michael's - 15% off in store purchases for teachers.

Old Navy - During Teachers Appreciation Week teachers save 20% on their entire order.

Staples - Teachers can earn 5 to 10 percent rewards for their classrooms with purchase.