|This report describes a national survey of U.S. schools, colleges, and departments of education (SCDEs) to determine how they prepared new teachers to use information technology (IT) in their work. A 32-item survey had respondents rate their teacher- training institutions on coursework, faculty capacity and use of IT, facilities, field experience opportunities, and graduates' skills. A total of 416 institutions responded, or about one-third of U.S. SCDEs for 1997-98. Data analysis indicated that the technology infrastructure of education increased more quickly than SCDEs could incorporate new tools into teaching and learning. Faculty IT skills were comparable to student IT skills, but most faculty did not model IT skills in teaching. Distance education and computer-assisted instruction only affected small proportions of preservice teachers. Most programs did not have written, funded, current technology plans. Most institutions had IT available in K-12 classrooms for student