What We Offer

Dialogue Skills Programs

DIALOGUE SKILLS PROGRAMS Finding Common Ground: Conscious, Intercultural and Experiential Life Long Learning ECCN’s

International Scholar Coaching Programs

INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR COACHING PROGRAMS   This program helps Chinese scholars find common ground with Americans at

Nature, Community and Experiential Education

NATURE, COMMUNITY AND EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION International Dialogue on Nature, Community and Experiential Education In

Dialogue with Nature Events

DIALOGUE WITH NATURE EVENTS In China, ECCN offered many community events around nature education.  These dialogues with

About us

Mission Statement

Earth Charter Communities Network (ECCN) wants to deepen the dialogue between Americans and Chinese and find common ground about the importance of nature education.  Nature education is a lifelong learning adventure involving the kind of symbiosis that involves...

Why Choose Us

Dialogue is real communication. Today we need to find common ground not just with nature but with the inner self so that we can learn to trust ourselves again, and consciously seek the authentic in others as well.  Finding...

Our History

In 2012, Earth Charter Communities Network, L3C (ECCN) became an American social enterprise. We have been helping people use dialogue and use the basic principle of the Earth Charter: Respect and Care for the Community of Life to build community and develop...

Our team

Stephanie Tansey

International Director

Michele DiMartino

U.S. Director

Helen Qi

Education Advisor

Samuel Dunston, II

Business Manager


Tianxiao has been in the U.S. for seven months. Being his mother, I was very worried about him going abroad alone at first. He has not been

Yan Sha

This is to give my heartfelt thanks to Stephanie B. Tansey, who has enriched my conception of “dialogue” which has hence become an organic

Zhang Cuiping (Donna)

Personal experience by Chang Guan, now at Roosevelt University in Chicago (her first choice) I began to learn dialogue skills from ECCN in

Chang Guan

I am a visiting scholar from China. Stephanie Tansey had given me an orientation in Beijing before I went to America. Actually, she was

Tianxiao Wang