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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, over 97% of returning High School AP Readers and over 71% of returning Higher Ed AP Readers said that they made changes to the way they teach or score work because of their experience at the AP Reading. 

 


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 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 FAQs for more information.

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 immediately prior to the Reading.

AP Subject 2022 Site 2022 Dates

Art and Design

UT

June 3–9

Art History

UT

June 3–9

Biology

MO II

June 11–17

Calculus

MO II

June 11–17

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 I

June 2–8

English Language and Composition

FL II

June 10–16

English Literature and Composition

UT

June 3–9

Environmental Science

OH I

June 3–9

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 3–9

Italian Language and Culture

OH II

June 12–18

Japanese Language and Culture

OH II

June 12–18

Latin

FL II

June 10–16

Macroeconomics

OH I

June 3–9

Microeconomics

OH I

June 3–9

Music Theory

MO II

June 11–17

Physics

MO I

June 2–8

Psychology

FL II

June 10–16

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 1–7

Statistics

MO II

June 11–17

United States Government and Politics

UT

June 3–9

United States History

FL I

June 1–7

World History: Modern

MO I

June 2–8

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