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Why Become an AP Reader

Gain an in-depth understanding of the expectations of the AP Exam. Use that knowledge to accurately assess your own students' work.


Join 15,000 Educators

Exchange ideas and experiences with a global network of teachers, faculty, and AP Development Committee members.


Earn CEU Credits

Earn professional development hours and Continuing Education Units (CEUs).


Score from Home

Online Distributed Scoring opportunities are available in Computer Science Principles, European History, French Language and Culture, Research, Seminar, Spanish Language and Culture, U.S. History, and World History. Apply today.


Get Compensated

All Readers receive compensation for their work during the Reading. Expenses, lodging, and meals are covered for Readers who travel.

 

How to Apply

Complete the application to become an AP Reader. Applications are accepted year-round, but spots are limited. Invitations are sent January through May. Check out FAQs for more information.

Apply for Onsite Reading

Apply for Online Reading

Who can be an AP Reader?

College Faculty

AP Readers from colleges and universities must be active faculty members and have taught at least one semester of a comparable AP course — as described in the AP Course Description — within the past three years.

High School Teachers

Must currently teach the AP course in a classroom and have at least three years of experience doing so. Two exceptions apply: Teachers of a new AP course who demonstrate appropriate expertise or online AP course teachers who also have experience teaching the course in a classroom for at least three years.

 

Dates & Locations


2018 AP Reading Schedule and Sites

AP Subject 2018 Site 2018 Dates

Art History

UT

June 3 – 9

Biology

MO II

June 11 – 17

Calculus

MO I

June 2 – 8

Chemistry

UT

June 3 – 9

Chinese Language and Culture

OH II

June 12 – 18

Comparative Government and Politics

UT

June 3 – 9

Computer Science A

MO I

June 2 – 8

Computer Science Principles

MO II

June 11 – 17

English Language and Composition

FL II

June 12 – 18

English Literature and Composition

MO II

June 11 – 17

Environmental Science

OH I

June 2 – 8

European History

MO I

June 2 – 8

French Language and Culture

OH II

June 12 – 18

German Language and Culture

OH II

June 12 – 18

Human Geography

OH I

June 2 – 8

Italian Language and Culture

OH II

June 12 – 18

Japanese Language and Culture

OH II

June 12 – 18

Latin

FL II

June 12 – 18

Macroeconomics

OH I

June 2 – 8

Microeconomics

OH I

June 2 – 8

Music Theory

OH II

June 12 – 18

Physics

MO I

June 2 – 8

Psychology

FL II

June 12 – 18

Research

UT

June 3 – 9

Seminar

UT

June 3 – 9

Spanish Language and Culture

OH II

June 12 – 18

Spanish Literature and Culture

FL I

June 3 – 9

Statistics

MO II

June 11 – 17

Studio Art

UT

June 3 – 9

United States Government and Politics

UT

June 3 – 9

United States History

FL I

June 3 – 9

World History

UT

June 3 – 9


Reading Sites

 

FL

Tampa Convention Center
Tampa, FL

 

MO

Kansas City Convention Center
Kansas City, MO

 

OH

Duke Energy Center
Cincinnati, OH

 

UT

Salt Palace Convention Center
Salt Lake City, UT

 

 

Please note: Schedule is subject to change. Online Readers in subjects with distributed questions will score from home or office during the scheduled dates noted above.