Roland Good

Dr. Roland Good
author and president of Research Analysis

Release date: December 2, 2019



Roland H. Good, III, Ph.D., is president, director of Research Analysis, and associate director of Research and Development for Acadience™ Learning, and co-author of AcadienceReading (also published under the name DIBELS® Next), as well as earlier versions of the DIBELS® assessment. He earned his doctorate from Pennsylvania State University in School Psychology and served two years as a school psychologist. For the past 25 years, Dr. Good has led the program of Research and Development culminating in the Acadience Reading measures. Dr. Good has provided professional development about the use of these measures to educators and administrators throughout the United States. He has served on editorial boards for School Psychology Review, School Psychology Quarterly, and the journal of Special Education, and has presented more than 100 papers at national conferences. In 2005, Penn State awarded Dr. Good its Excellence in Education award, in recognition of his contributions to the field of education.


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