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.
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.
Who can be an AP Reader?
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
|Reading Sites||Session 1||Session 2|
|FL – Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL||6/3 - 6/9||6/12 - 6/18|
|MO – Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, MO||6/2 - 6/8||6/11 - 6/17|
|OH – Duke Energy Center, Cincinnati, OH||6/2 - 6/8||6/12 - 6/18|
|UT – Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT||6/3 - 6/9|
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.