Ardena Bosley earned a B.S. Edu. from the University of Michigan, thus establishing a career path devoted to disadvantaged and special needs populations. After relocating to Tampa in 2012, she earned a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration at the University of South Florida while pursuing careers with the FL Dept.’s of Juvenile Justice & Corrections as a Probation Officer, & Investigator for the Florida Commission on Offender Review. As President of the Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency, Ch. 1, she supported local non-profits providing resources to those in the community affected by myriad special needs and autism-led neurodiversity.