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Why Become an AP Reader?

Gain an in-depth understanding of the AP Exam so you can better assess your own students’ work.

In our most recent survey, 95% of AP readers said they had a positive experience. Additionally, 8 out of 10 returning high school and higher ed AP readers said that participating in the AP Reading has had a positive impact on their teaching.


Join 20,000+ 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 Reading Sites or Home

In 2022, AP readers will score exams for all subjects at AP Reading sites. At-home scoring opportunities will be available for most subjects and all scoring will be done via computer.


Get Compensated

All readers receive compensation for their work during the AP Reading.

 

How to Apply

Complete the application to become an AP reader. Applications are accepted year-round, but spots are limited. Invitations are sent February through May. Check out additional benefits to becoming an AP reader.

 

Apply today

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 be AP course authorized and currently teaching, with at least two years of experience teaching the course. Exception: teachers of a new AP course who demonstrate appropriate expertise.

 

Dates


2022 AP Reading Schedules

For 2022, AP readers will score student responses at AP Reading sites. At-home scoring opportunities will be available for most subjects during the dates listed below. All scoring will be done via computer.

Pre-Readings will take place at Reading sites immediately prior to the Reading.

AP Subject 2022 Site 2022 Dates Scoring Location

Art and Design

UT

June 3–9

Reading site

Art History

UT

June 3–9

Reading site

Biology

MO II

June 11–17

Reading site and at-home

Calculus

MO II

June 11–17

Reading site and at-home

Chemistry

UT

June 3–9

Reading site and at-home

Chinese Language and Culture

OH II

June 12–18

Reading site

Comparative Government and Politics

UT

June 3–9

Reading site

Computer Science A

MO I

June 2–8

Reading site and at-home

Computer Science Principles

MO I

June 2–8

Reading site and at-home

English Language and Composition

FL II

June 10–16

Reading site and at-home

English Literature and Composition

UT

June 3–9

Reading site and at-home

Environmental Science

OH I

June 3–9

Reading site and at-home

European History

MO I

June 2–8

Reading site and at-home

French Language and Culture

OH II

June 12–18

Reading site and at-home

German Language and Culture

OH II

June 12–18

Reading site

Human Geography

OH I

June 3–9

Reading site and at-home

Italian Language and Culture

OH II

June 12–18

Reading site

Japanese Language and Culture

OH II

June 12–18

Reading site

Latin

FL II

June 10–16

Reading site

Macroeconomics

OH I

June 3–9

Reading site

Microeconomics

OH I

June 3–9

Reading site

Music Theory

MO II

June 11–17

Reading site

Physics

MO I

June 2–8

Reading site

Psychology

FL II

June 10–16

Reading site and at-home

Research

UT

June 3–9

Reading site and at-home

Seminar

UT

June 3–9

Reading site and at-home

Spanish Language and Culture

OH II

June 12–18

Reading site and at-home

Spanish Literature and Culture

FL I

June 1–7

Reading site

Statistics

MO II

June 11–17

Reading site and at-home

United States Government and Politics

UT

June 3–9

Reading site and at-home

United States History

FL I

June 1–7

Reading site and at-home

World History: Modern

MO I

June 2–8

Reading site and at-home

Please note: schedule is subject to change

Reading Sites:
FL – Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Fla.
MO – Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, Mo.
OH – Duke Energy Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
UT – Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah