Kristi Milch is an Encinitas native, having grown up in the Encinitas/Carlsbad area her entire life. She graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Magna Cum Laude with her Bachelors in Kinesiology. A natural leader, Kristi was the Vice President of PolyFit, the largest club within the College of Science and Mathematics at Cal Poly. Her love of learning and leading inspired her to attain a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential at Cal Poly.
Prior to joining the Cedar Cove team she worked at JCS Innovation Centre Encinitas, where she taught 5th grade and PLC where she taught 6th and 7th grade math and science. While at JCS ICE, Kristi focused on providing students with growth mindset tools and inspiring them through a social emotional focus. Her teaching style is centered around encouraging active student involvement through inquiry based lessons that engage her students. While on the PLC Middle School team, she utilized her science and math background in an accelerated GATE setting. Kristi loves teaching and is passionate about inspiring others to strive to reach their full potential, while at the same time, teaching students to push themselves beyond their expectations. She helps students understand that with hard work and a belief in themselves, they can achieve their goals in life.
Kristi lives in San Marcos with her family and pets. In her free time you can find her golfing, sailing, painting, cooking, working out or simply enjoying time in nature with a good book.