At CM Asia Learning, Puay San leads the STEM educational programs, which are turnkey solutions that synthesizes STEM expertise from the United States and local education expertise across Asia. The programs entail professional development for teachers to become certified STEM-educators and quality curriculums that are suitable for K-12 students from different subject-disciplines.
Prior to joining CM Asia Learning, Puay San worked in Microsoft Asia Pacific and Microsoft Singapore in different roles at the Education division.
When she played the role of the Regional Academic Programs Manager for Microsoft Asia Pacific, she led the Microsoft Partners in Learning program across 12 countries in Asia Pacific. She worked with local Programs Managers to increase technology access for schools, foster innovative approaches to pedagogy and teacher professional development, and provide education leaders with the tools to envision, implement, and manage change.
At Microsoft Singapore, Puay San focused on running the K-12 education businesses and programs in Singapore, and she was the Senior Manager for Capability Development, when Microsoft participated in the Singapore Smart Nation initiative.
Before Puay San joined Microsoft in 2008, she taught Economics and led a team to teach Project Work at GCE A-level in a school under the Singapore Ministry of Education. She has keen interest in authentic assessment, curriculum planning, educational technology and holistic student development. Puay San attained a master degree at Columbia University, Teachers College and is currently pursuing a master Teachers College and is currently pursuing a master degree in Early Childhood Education at Wheelock College.