STEAM Ahead is an innovative interdisciplinary learning opportunity for middle grades students at Oak Hill Middle School and Georgia College Early College. This program provides middle grade students with real world learning experiences and resources that integrate science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and the arts. In addition, STEAM Ahead supports professional learning for teachers in designing learning experiences that build critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, collaboration skills, and effective communication, while addressing curriculum standards in their content area courses. The goals for students are to improve achievement, develop 21st century skills, and learn possible career pathways in STEM fields.