How can I register for a 2018 Teacher Pass?
The registration period for 2018 Teacher Passes has ended. Please sign up for email to be notified of future offers.
Does the Free Teacher Pass include admission for my family?
The Teacher Pass grants free admission July 28, 2017 through December 31, 2018 for the teacher only. Additional family members require separate admission tickets or Season Passes.
Who is eligible for a Teacher Pass?
The offer is available to certified K-12 teachers in PA/NJ/NY/DE. Please review the eligibility PDFs for more information.
I registered for the 2018 Teacher Pass, how do I get my pass?
You must visit Guest Relations with your Teacher Pass order confirmation voucher, photo ID and a teaching certificate matching the name on your ID and name on your Teacher Pass order confirmation voucher. Your voucher, teaching certificate and photo id will be validated to ensure they meet the criteria by a park representative.
Visit and redeem in-park during normal park operating hours by January 1, 2018. If registrant does not visit and redeem by January 1, 2018 the offer will expire.
What do I need to present to redeem my Teacher Pass?
Visit Guest Relations by January 1, 2018, during normal park operating hours, with your Teacher Pass order confirmation voucher, photo ID and a copy of your teaching certificate matching the name on your ID and name on your Teacher Pass order confirmation voucher. Your voucher, teaching certificate and photo ID will be validated to ensure they meet the criteria by a park representative.
What if my Teaching Certificate has my maiden name and doesn’t match my current photo ID?
Your Teaching Certificate with your maiden will be accepted as long as you bring your voucher, teaching certificate and photo ID to Guest Relations by January 1, 2018.
What if I arrive to the park and forget my voucher, ID or original certificate. Can I still get the Teacher Pass and show credentials on my next visit?
No. You must present all required information on your visit to receive your free Teacher Pass. If you choose to enter the park, you will be required to purchase an admission product and no refunds will be issued once you receive your Teacher Pass.
I am currently obtaining my teaching certification, am I eligible to apply for the Teacher Pass?
The offer is available to certified K-12 teachers in PA/NJ/NY/DE. Teachers should review eligibility tab to see if they qualify prior to applying. To receive your Teacher Pass, you will need to present your order confirmation voucher, photo ID and a copy of teaching certificate matching the name on your ID and name on your Teacher Pass order confirmation voucher, by January 1, 2018.
What if I cannot visit within the redemption period, can I get an extension?
No. If you do not visit to redeem in park by January 1, 2018 during normal park operating hours, the offer will expire.
If I cannot find my teaching certificate, will you accept a pay stub, photo copy or letter from my employer?
No, you must present a copy of your teaching certificate to redeem this Free Teacher Pass. No exceptions will be made.
I already purchased a 2017 or 2018 Season Pass; can I get a refund or transfer my Season Pass to someone else and then sign up for the free Teacher Pass?
No. All Season Passes are non‐ refundable and non‐transferable. This offer is not valid on past purchases.
I am a teacher, but I do not live in PA/NJ/NY/DE, can I still sign up for this Free Teacher Pass?
No. Only certified K-12 teachers in PA/NJ/NY/DE are eligible for this offer.
My credentials meet your PA qualification standards; however I am a NJ teacher. Why do I not qualify?
Certification type must match state of issuance for approval. Review eligibility tab for details by state.
I live and teach in one of the eligible states but hold a teaching certification from a different state - do I qualify?
No, at this time the offer is for PA, NJ, NY and DE teaching certificate holders only who meet the guidelines as identified in our eligibilities.
I’m a pre‐school, day care, private or home-school teacher. Am I eligible for this offer?
If you are a pre‐school, day care or home-school teacher who has been certified by the states of PA/NJ/NY/DE and can present a valid/original K-12 teaching certificate meeting guidelines by state on the eligibility tab, with matching photo ID, you may register to receive the free Teacher Pass by October 29, 2017.
I work in a school, but am not a teacher, am I eligible for a Teacher Pass?
You must be a teacher and possess an active, valid state issued K‐12 teaching certificate meeting qualifications by state on the eligibility tab in order to be qualified.
I had a Teacher Pass in 2017, will my pass automatically renew for 2018?
If you held a Teacher Pass in 2017 your current Teacher Pass will automatically renew for 2018. It will now be valid through 12/31/18. Please visit Guest Relations, the Welcome Center or Rentals and Reservations on your next visit to have your Teacher Pass reprinted with the year 2018.
Can I attend Season Pass Member events with my Teacher Pass?
Yes. Teacher Pass holders may attend Season Pass Members events, such as pass parties and preview days.
My family has Big Bird Season Passes and I have a Teacher Pass. Am I able to take advantage of their benefits such as Early Ride time and VIP character Meet and Greets?
No. Only those with Big Bird, Super Grover and Transferable Season Passes may take advantage of these exclusive Season Pass Member benefits.
May I upgrade my Teacher Pass to another Season Pass product?
Yes. Upgrade your Teacher Pass to a 2018 Season Pass to save 25% on food & merchandise plus other great benefits. Season Pass upgrades start at just $25.40! Visit Guest Relations or the Welcome Center to upgrade.
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