All faculty members are certified by the Iowa Department of Education. Western currently employs 26 full and part-time faculty members. Because of Western's commitment to further education and quality instruction, 13 of those faculty members hold a Masters Degree in education or their area of specialization. Included in Western's faculty are resource specialists, a library and media specialist, and a talented and gifted coordinator. As part of their contract, each Western faculty member signs a faith statement, promising to integrate a reformed, Christian perspective into his or her classroom. Western teachers strive to lead each student with an excellent academic experience as well as walk beside those students, growing in faith and spiritual commitment each day.