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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 a survey, a majority of returning AP Readers—both high school and college educators—said that they made changes to the way they teach or score work because of their experience at the AP Reading. 

 


Join 17,000+ 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, U.S. Government and Politics, 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.

Readers speak: 98% of surveyed educators who took part in the AP Reading say it was a positive experience.

 

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.

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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 two 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 two years.

 

Dates & Locations


2019 AP Reading Schedule and Sites

AP Subject 2019 Site 2019 Dates Scoring From Home Available

Art History

UT

June 3–9

No

Biology

MO II

June 11–17

No

Calculus

MO II

June 11–17

No

Chemistry

UT

June 3–9

No

Chinese Language and Culture

OH II

June 12–18

No

Comparative Government and Politics

UT

June 3–9

No

Computer Science A

MO I

June 2–8

No

Computer Science Principles

MO II

June 11–17

Yes

English Language and Composition

FL

June 3–9

No

English Literature and Composition

UT

June 3–9

No

Environmental Science

OH I

June 2–8

No

European History

MO I

June 2–8

Yes

French Language and Culture

OH II

June 12–18

Yes

German Language and Culture

OH II

June 12–18

No

Human Geography

OH I

June 2–8

No

Italian Language and Culture

OH II

June 12–18

No

Japanese Language and Culture

OH II

June 12–18

No

Latin

KY

June 5–11

No

Macroeconomics

OH I

June 2–8

No

Microeconomics

OH I

June 2–8

No

Music Theory

MO II

June 11–17

No

Physics

MO I

June 2–8

No

Psychology

FL

June 3–9

No

Research

KY

June 5–11

Yes

Seminar

KY

June 5–11

Yes

Spanish Language and Culture

OH II

June 12–18

Yes

Spanish Literature and Culture

FL

June 3–9

No

Statistics

MO II

June 11–17

No

Studio Art

UT

June 3–9

No

United States Government and Politics

UT

June 3–9

Yes

United States History

KY

June 5–11

Yes

World History

MO I

June 2–8

Yes


We’re especially interested in Readers in these subjects:

  • Computer Science A
  • Computer Science Principles
  • Environmental Science
  • Human Geography
  • Research
  • Seminar
  • Spanish Literature and Culture
  • U.S. Government and Politics
  • U.S. History
  • World History

Reading Sites

 

FL

Tampa Convention Center
Tampa, FL

 

KY

Kentucky International Convention Center
Louisville, KY

 

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.