Nacole Guyton is the new executive director of the Florida Association for Community Action. Prior to joining FACA, she led operations as a senior vice president for the Children’s Home Society of Florida’s northern region. Nacole supported social services, behavioral health, and education program implementation. She also served as the statewide early childhood education exponent.
Before joining CHS, Nacole served as the Florida Head Start Collaboration Office director. In this capacity, she connected Head Start programs to services and resources and implemented professional development and programs to support high-quality services. In addition, Nacole was the federal and state government's liaison and advocated for early learning in Florida.
Nacole is a strategic leader, mentor, and coach that effectively strengthens and elevates people and organizations. Her previous positions include head start director, training and technical assistance specialist, and kindergarten teacher. She is passionate about adult learning, early learning, and improving the lives of vulnerable populations.
Nacole is a proud member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., and serves on the Florida Head Start Association Board of Directors. When not working, she can be found on her Peloton spin bike, walking across the bridges in beautiful downtown Jacksonville, or enjoying a meal with friends and family.